Westmeath Hurlers Fight Back From The Brink

A 0-16 deficit lay between the Lake County and a win.

From "embarrassing" to history-making.

Joe Fortune and his Westmeath hurlers produced an incredible comeback to beat Wexford in the Leinster Championship.

Down 2-15 to 0-5 at half time, The Lake County were staring at the face of another damaging defeat at the top level.

However Darragh Egan's Wexford were held to just seven points in the second period.

Goals from Niall Mitchell and Niall O'Brien helped Westmeath on their way to their biggest win to date.

Listen as Gerry Russell calls the action to full time:

Fortune says regardless of the opposition, his players always stand up for their county:

The final score was 4-18 to 2-22.

Our coverage of Wexford against Westmeath is with thanks to the HSE’s public minor injury unit located at the Charter Medical Campus, Ballinderry Mullingar with rapid assessment, treatment and discharge. For more see cmph.ie 

and O’Brien’s Renault Mullingar – home of the all new Renault Megane E-Tech 100% electric. pobrien.ie

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