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Friday 19 September 2014

Coyne steers off-key Rossies on right track

Roscommon 1-19
Sligo 1-10

Published 07/03/2011 | 05:00

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Roscommon were always in control in Athleague, despite being far from their best.

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John Coyne's 1-5 from play kept the Rossies on track and helped them survive a Sligo rally.

Man of the Match: J Coyne (Roscommon)

SCORERS -- Roscommon: J Coyne 1-5, Gary Fallon 0-5 (4f), M Kelly 0-4 (3f, 1 '65'), David Loughnane, B Kelly, Gerry Fallon, J Moran, P Kelly 0-1 each. Sligo: Declan Loughnane 1-2, K Raymond 0-5 (3f, 1 '65'), C Brennan, N Cadden, L Cadden 0-1 each.

ROSCOMMON -- P Dolan 6; S Curley 6, I Delaney 8, B Donnelly 6; S Melia 7, M Kelly 7, P Kelly 7; J Moran 6, Gerry Fallon 6; A Moore 6, David Loughnane 6, Gary Fallon 7; B Kelly 6, D Nolan 6, J Coyne 9. Subs: J Lawlor for Nolan (blood sub), J Lawlor 5 for Gary Fallon (50), M McLoughlin 5 for Gerry Fallon (59), P Crehan 5 for Loughnane (60).

SLIGO -- G Cadden 7; T Cawley 6, M Gilmartin 6, D O'Brien 6; L Reidy 6, R Cox 6, J Kelly 6; A Cawley 6, R Molloy 6; T Conneely 5, Declan Loughnane 6, L Cadden 6; P Quinn 5, C Brennan 7, K Raymond 7. Subs: N Cadden 6 for Conneely (21), K Gilmartin 6 for Quinn (32), A Walsh 5 for L Cadden (59).

REF -- D O'Driscoll (Limerick).

Irish Independent

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