Sunday 23 April 2017

Longford claim Lory Meagher Cup success with victory over Fermanagh

Longford captain Martin Coyle lifts the Lory Meagher Cup
Longford captain Martin Coyle lifts the Lory Meagher Cup

Longford claimed their second ever Lory Meagher Cup title with a 3-18 to 3-16 win over Fermanagh at Croke Park.

A brace Declan McGarry goals gave the Ulster side a fine start, before Joe O’Brien responded for Lonford goal.

The Ernesiders led narrowly by 2-08 to 1-10 at the interval, but O’Brien grabbed a second goal, and Eoin O’Donnellan added a third Longford goal

McGarry completed his hat-trick, but O' Donnellan’s 1-09 haul helped the Leinster men hold out.

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