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Barden the key

LONGFORD 1-15
LONDON 0-8

Published 07/03/2011 | 09:33

Longford spurned a host of clear goal chances in the first half, which allowed London to take a shock lead.

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But the Leinster side responded immediately and a late flurry of scores saw them lead by 0-7 to 0-4 at half-time. It was one-way traffic after the restart, with Paul Barden grabbing the game’s only goal. ManoftheMatch: Paul Barden (Longford)

SCORERS – Longford: P Barden 1-4; S McCormack 0-7 (5f); N Mulligan 0-2; D McElligott, D Barden 0-1 each. London: E O’Neill 0-4 (2f); S Kelly, J Collins, S McVeigh, R Dempsey 0-1 each.

LONGFORD – D Sheridan 6; D Brady 7, B Gilleran 6, D Reilly 7; S Mulligan 8, D Masterson 7, N Farrell 7; M Brady 7, B McElvanny 7; D Barden 4, P Barden 8, N Mulligan 7; D McElligott 7, P Dowd 7, S McCormack 8. Subs: P Foy 6 for McElvanny (51); J O’Shea 6 for S Mulligan (51); B Kavanagh 6 for Dowd (59).

LONDON – B McBrearty 6; A Savage 5, B Comer 6, D McGreevy 6; K O’Leary 7, M McCoy 5, N Tuohy 6; S McVeigh 7, D O’Sullivan 5; S Kelly 5, J Collins 5, C Conneely 5; P McGoldrick 5, E O’Neill 6, S Boyle 6. Subs: D Hagan 5 for Mc- Goldrick (h-t); C McCallion 5 for Savage (42); C Eastwood 5 for O’Sullivan (42); R Dempsey 6 for Collins (51).

REF – D Corcoran (Mayo).

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