Down advance in Ulster Hurling Championship

June 17th, 2013


Ulster GAA Hurling Championship Quarter-Final:
Down 3-20 Armagh 1-11

Down are through to the semi-final of the Ulster GAA Hurling Championship after a comfortable win over Armagh at Páirc Esler, Newry.

James Coyle, Scott Nicholson and Johnny McCusker were the goalscorers for the Christy Ring Cup champions, who led by 2-8 to 1-7 at the break before dominating the second half.

Coyle hit the opening goal to nudge his side 1-4 to 0-2 ahead, before Nicholson added a second to ensure the Mourne men had a four-point lead at half-time.

A third goal from McCusker wrapped up a comfortable win and their place in the semi-final against Derry on June 30.