Monday 21 August 2017

Mullane haul gets Longford over the line

Longford2-19 Leitrim 3-13

Goals by Paddy Farrington and Mullane helped Longford lead 2-12 to 0-6 at the interval (Stock picture)
Goals by Paddy Farrington and Mullane helped Longford lead 2-12 to 0-6 at the interval (Stock picture)

Cathal Mullane bagged 1-8 to steer Longford to victory in Carrick-on-Shannon yesterday.

Goals by Paddy Farrington and Mullane helped Longford lead 2-12 to 0-6 at the interval. Leitrim hit back with goals from Clement Cunniffe and Cathal Beirne and another from Cunniffe piled the pressure on, but Longford held on.

SCORERS - Longford: C Mullane 1-8 (0-5fs), P Farrington 1-0, P Walshe 0-5 (1f, 2 '65s'), J Casey, C Keegan (1f), S Hannon 0-2 each. Leitrim: C Beirne 1-9 (0-8fs), C Cunniffe 1-2, C O'Donovan 1-0, D McGovern, C Moreton 0-1 each.

LONGFORD - B Elliot 5, G Moore 6, E Kavanagh 6, S Farrell 6, R O'Brien 6, K Murray 6, D Duggan 6, P Walsh 8, P Barden 7,J Casey 8, S Hannon 7, C Keegan 7, P Farrington 7, E Kiernan 6, C Mullane 9. Subs: S O'Brien for E Kiernan (65), L Kelly for J Casey (67).

LEITRIM - D Molloy 6, P Early 6, V McDermott 7, N McLoughlin 6, K O'Connor 6, P O'Donnell 8, M Quinn 6, C Moreton 8, K McDermott 7, D McGovern 7, C Beirne 8, L Moreton 7, Z Moradi 7, C Cunniffe 8, G Hagan 6. Subs: P Clerkin 7 for P Early (h-t), C O'Donovan 7 for G O'Hagen (h-t), D Carton 7 for N McLoughlin (h-t), K McGrath 7 for K O'Connor (58), K Clerkin for L Moreton (63). REF - S Hynes (Galway).

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