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Thursday 21 August 2014

Louth beat Sligo

Louth 3-20
Sligo 0-5

Published 14/02/2011 | 05:00

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Two first-half goals in the space of a minute for Louth meant the outcome of this encounter in Darver was never in doubt.

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In the 10th minute Gerard Smyth connected with Shane Callan's sideline cut to raise the green flag. Callan then sent another sideline straight to the net, helping the hosts to a 2-9 to 0-4 lead at the break.

Sligo only managed a single free from Keith Raymond in the second period, with Louth sub Aidan Callan blasting a third goal to the net in injury-time.

SCORERS -- Louth: G Smyth 1-4 (1f), B Corcoran 0-5 (1f), S Callan 1-1 (1-0 s/l), A Callan 1-0, D O'Hanrahan, Diarmuid O'Sullivan 0-2 each, D McArdle, D Murphy ('65), Donagh O'Sullivan, D Dunne, W Morrissey, G Kerrigan 0-1 each. Sligo: K Raymond 0-4 (4f), N Cadden 0-1.

LOUTH -- J Connolly; A Wallace, C Kerrigan, M Wallace; D McArdle, R Byrne, D Murphy; Donagh O'Sullivan, S Callan; S Fennell, D Dunne, D O'Hanrahan; B Corcoran, G Smyth, Diarmuid O'Sullivan. Subs: B Hassett for M Wallace (50), W Morrissey for Smyth (55), C Ryan for Fennell (57), G Kerrigan for Corcoran (58), A Callan for Dunne (58).

SLIGO -- G Cadden; S O'Rourke, J Kenny, D O'Brien; L Reidy, R Cox, J Kelly; A Cawley, K Raymond; T Connelly, C Brennan, P Quinn; M Gilmartin, N Cadden, L Cadden. Subs: K Gilmartin for Connelly (41), C Gillen for O'Rourke (43), A Walsh for L Cadden (50), M Reilly for O'Brien (58).

Ref -- P O'Dwyer (Carlow)

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