Picture: Things got heated as Derry took on Down today
It was a passionate affair as Derry took on Down, but there was plenty of action elsewhere in the GAA today too
By Adrian Collins
Derry's Chrissy McKaigue and Down's Benny Coulter were not on the best of terms during the game today as they squared up to one another, a moment which was perfectly captured in this picture.
It was Coulter's side who came off the winners though, as they beat Derry by a score of 2-17 to 1-15, and will be headed to an Ulster semi-final against all Ireland champions Donegal.
In the hurling, Clare overcame Waterford by a score of 2-20 to 1-15, in front of a 12,000 strong crowd, with a superb shift put in by Brendan Bugler for the Banner County, meaning Waterford will have to make an assault on the qualifiers.
Laois made easy work of Carlow 2-18 to 0-13, in a game where Carlow finished with just 12 men. Shane Kavanagh, and substitute Paul Coady saw straight red, while Jack Kavanagh received two yellow cards.