Cork set to face familiar opposition in league semi-final

The Rebels will face Dublin after beating Armagh yesterday in Abbotstown

All-Ireland champions Cork will meet rivals Dublin in the league semi-final after a hard-fought victory over Armagh in Abbotstown.

Cork got off to a fast start, racing into a 1-5 lead before Aimee Macken got Armagh's first point of the day.

Ephie Fitzgerald's side had to withstand a strong finish and despite conceding four goals they ran out 2-16 to 4-7 winners.

To win guaranteed them a second place finish in the table, setting up a semi-final date with the capital.

In the other semi-final, Kerry will face table toppers Mayo who have picked up seven wins from seven.

Elsewhere yesterday, Sligo retained their Division 2 status after beating Meath play-off final.


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Cork 2-16 Armagh 4-07

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Tipperary 5-11 Wexford 4-07

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