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Rapparees Stun St Anne's With Six Goals To Claim Wexford Hurling Crown

Rapparees Stun St Anne's With Six Goals To Claim Wexford Hurling Crown

Rapparees defeated St Anne's on Sunday to claim their first Wexford Senior Hurling Championship title in 43 years.

The Enniscorthy side won the game by 16 points, 6-18 to 1-17.

It was a victory built on six goals, three scored in the first half, and three in the second.

Alan Tobin scored Rapparees' first goal in the 13th minute to bring his side level at 1-4 to 0-7.

The game was still level at the first water break, but thereafter, Rapparees took over.

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Ricky Fox got his side's second goal in the 17th minute, and Lenny Connolly the first of his two goals in the 19th minute.

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Rapparees led 3-9 to 0-12 at the break, and did not take their foot off the gas in the second half.

Oisín Pepper hit their fourth goal in the 40th minute, and Jack Kelly their fifth 10 minutes later.

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Lenny Connolly finished off the Rapparees goalscoring in the 55th minute.

The victory sealed what is the club's second ever Wexford senior hurling title.

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