Emptying the bench

When the GAA decided to allow five substitutions in a match it was always likely to benefit the bigger teams more than the minnows, possessing as they do greater strength in depth. And we saw that in spades today as Cork threw on a number of players in a desperate attempt to save this match, and it worked as all that Cork did well in the last fifteen minutes came courtesy of a player with a 2 on his back. Another season over, and you wonder if the photo above is that last time we will see Tony Browne in action for Waterford…

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