Late ‘Bubbles’ point earns Tipp draw

first_imgHowever, Galway fought back and a goal and a point from Joe Canning (who ended the match with 1-11) saw the Tribesmen trailing by the narrowest margin possible at the interval.The home team got a second goal from Iarla Tannian but Tipp kept in touch with John McGrath’s frees a regular source of scores.A brilliant point from the sideline by Cannining looked to have won for it Galway but then ‘Bubbles’ intervened to rescue the point for the visitors.Tipperary play Cork in their final Division 1A match next Sunday at Semple Stadium. The Tribesmen seemed set to send Michael Ryan’s side crashing to a third successive before the Killenaule got the score that saw the match finish Galway 2-19 Tipperary 1-22.And as the teams couldn’t be separated both counties are still in the running to claim the final quarter-final place next Sunday.Tipp started strongly at Pearse Stadium – an early goal from Kilruane McDonagh’s Niall O’Meara set them on their way and they led 1-9 to 0-5 shortly before the half hour mark.last_img

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