After Breen's final leveller, however, Reid crowned a fine performance to rise highest from the resultant puckout
and feed Leahy for the late winner.
I would say maybe in the modern game his puckout
isn't as strong as say Donal Og Cusack or Damien Fitzhenry but that would be a very pernickety thing to say.
Within 60 seconds Conor Mahon fielded a puckout
and drove at the opposition goal, drawing a stunning save from Frank Foley.
CA C CALLANAN 6 A dreadful error for Waterford's second goal, puckout
return was underwhelming.
By half-time Waterford led 1-7 to 0-9 though Cork had some joy on the opposition puckout
after half-time and were a point up when Cahalane was shown a second yellow for upending Conor Gleeson.
The reality is we would never be in this position only Tony Kelly won that puckout
and he'll tell me to this day that he did look but I know he didn't look and he just hit it over his shoulder and it went over the bar," says O'Connor.
Galvin continued: "He sort of started that short puckout
and he was very good at it.
Chin rose to collect Mark Fanning's puckout
amid a thicket of bodies and, on his left side into a stiff breeze, slung over a brilliant point to double his side's lead.
It was then that Wexford's other joint-captain, Lee Chin, came into his own, seizing a puckout
from Mark Fanning and striking a crucial point, while also slotting a pair of 65s into the strong wind in the second half and brilliantly setting up a score for O'Hanlon.
Pa Cronin went missing, their midfield found winning primary possession from puckouts
an extremely arduous task and, had it not been for Patrick Horgan, they would have struggled for scores.
Clare's half-back line of debutant Michael O'Malley, David McInerney and Seadna Morey proved largely impassable from Cork goalkeeper Anthony Nash's first half puckouts
as they mopped up time after time.
Waterford forced the Rebels to play a more unorthodox style of hurling and Niall McCarthy was the only real option for Donal Og Cusack for puckouts