1. Ian O’Regan (Mount Sion)
Rolled back the years with a super save from Jack Fagan. The ball seemed destined for the roof of the net.
2. Shane McNulty (De La Salle)
3. Luke O’Brien (Mount Sion)
Won a key duel with Thomas Douglas on the edge of the square. Dealt with high ball and low ball and got his head up to find his team mates.
4. Tadhg Foley (Ballygunner)
Got a handle on the lively Lee Hearne. Growing in stature in the Gunners defence.
5. Rory Furlong (Roanmore)
Won two first half frees and kept an eye on Mikey Mahony. Drove his team forward.
6. Stephen O’Neill (Mount Sion)
Mopped up loose ball as the spare Sion defender. Covered in front of Thomas Douglas and Reuben Halloran.
7. Conor Sheahan (Ballygunner)
8. Stephen Roche (Mount Sion)
9. Jack Fagan (De La Salle)
Followed Austin Gleeson absolutely everywhere. Made some terrific interceptions off his county colleague and strode forward to shoot a point.
10. Ian Beecher (Tallow)
Five points from play for the Waterford panellist. Got the better of Micheal Harney as a roving centre forward.
11. Owen Whelan (Mount Sion)
12. Alan Kirwan (Mount Sion)
Found pockets of space in the Salle defence. Shot three first half points and assisted Martin O’Neill’s second half goal.
13. Dessie Hutchinson (Ballygunner)
14. Kevin Mahony (Ballygunner)
15. Martin O’Neill (Mount Sion)