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Tuesday 21 February 2017

Westmeath and Cavan are still searching for their first league victory

Westmeath 0-12
Cavan 1-9

Published 21/02/2011 | 05:00

Westmeath and Cavan are still searching for their first league victory after this disappointing game ended level in Cusack Park yesterday.

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Two points in the final five minutes by substitute Gearoid McKiernan enabled Cavan to come away with a draw, after Westmeath looked set for their first league victory in 16 attempts.

The first half ended level, 0-5 to 1-2, after Cavan scored a fortuitous Seanie Johnston goal. Dessie Dolan chipped in with four points for Westmeath.

Man of the Match -- Sean Johnston (Cavan).

Scorers -- Westmeath: D Dolan 0-4 (2f), P Greville (2f), J Heslin 0-2 each, Denis Glennon, F Wilson, G Egan, D Corroon 0-1 each. Cavan: S Johnston 1-3 (1f), G McKiernan 0-2, M McKeever, G Pearson, R Flanagan (1f), R Cullivan 0-1 each.

Westmeath -- D Quinn 4; F Boyle 8, K Gavin 6, J Gaffey 6; A Finnan 6, K Martin 6, D.Harte 5; D Corroon 5, J Heslin 8; F Wilson 6, Denis Glennon 5, G Egan 5; P Greville 6, David Glennon 6, D Dolan 7. Subs: C Lynam 5 for Denis Glennon (42), P Tormey 5 for P Greville (55), S Quinn 6 for F Wilson (59), J Dolan for A Finnan (63), J Connellan for David Glennon (68).

Cavan -- J Reilly 6; A Clarke 6, P Carroll 6, S Jordan 7; M McKeever 7, J McCutcheon 7, D O'Reilly 5; R Cullivan 7, P O'Reilly 6; K Fannin 6, N Murray 6, R Flanagan 7; S Johnston 8, G Pearson 6, B Fitzpatrick 6. Subs: M Cahill 7 for D O'Reilly (31), C Mackey 7 for B Fitzpatrick (h-t), G McKiernan 8 for K Fannin (h-t), D Givney 6 for N Murray (44 ), B Reilly 6 for J McCutcheon ( 57).

Ref -- M Sludden (Tyrone).

Irish Independent

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