Thursday 18 July 2019

Carey hands Rossies a lifeline

Eirgrid Connacht U-20FC QF: Roscommon 3-17 Leitrim 4-13

A Paul Carey-pointed free five minutes into added time gave Roscommon a lifeline into extra-time to beat Leitrim at Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, Carrick on Shannon. Stock photo: Sportsfile
A Paul Carey-pointed free five minutes into added time gave Roscommon a lifeline into extra-time to beat Leitrim at Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, Carrick on Shannon. Stock photo: Sportsfile

A Paul Carey-pointed free five minutes into added time gave Roscommon a lifeline into extra-time to beat Leitrim at Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, Carrick on Shannon.

Mark Diffley netted twice in the first 10 minutes, but Roscommon replied with a goal by Ronan Dowd. A third Leitrim goal by Jordan Reynolds helped his side to a 3-4 to 1-5 lead at the break.

Oisín Bohan hit the net on 42 minutes, but Paul Carey got a goal with 12 minutes left.

James Fitzpatrick hit the net to leave five between them at the extra-time break and Leitrim couldn't close the gap.

SCORERS - Roscommon: R Dowd 1-7 (5f), P Carey 1-4 (1f), J Fitzpatrick 1-0, D Keenan 0-3, D Ruane 0-2, B Derwin 0-1. Leitrim: M Diffley 2-4 (1Pen 2f), O Bohan 1-1, J Reynolds 1-1, J Gilheaney 0-3, C Cullen 0-2, J Clancy, A Hoare 0-1 each.

LEITRIM - S Reynolds, F Earley, L Rowley (JCapt), S Chandler(JCapt), S Harkin, C O'Dwyer, R O'Rourke, A Hoare, J Gilheaney, C Cullen, M Diffley, P Keaney, J Reynolds, T Prior, J Clancy. Subs: O Bohan for R O'Rourke BC (15). D Kellegher for J Reynolds (53). E Harkin for T Prior (60). M Keegan for P Keaney (68). J Barnes for C Cullen (68). D Maguire for J Clancy (72).

ROSCOMMON - R Kearney, E Killoran, E Flynn, R Dolan,M Conroy(JCapt), N Higgins, G Galvin, P Hannon, P Halpin, D Keenan, R Dowd, T O'Rourke, B Derwin,P Carey,R Ruane (JCapt). Subs: S Hanley for M Conroy BC (23). J Hester for T O'Rourke HT. J Fitzpatrick for B Derwin HT. C Corcoran for P Fannon (47). C Lawless for D Keenan (50). A Brady for R Kearney FT.A Lyons for P Carey (68). B Derwin for D Ruane (70). R Donoghue for E Killoran (75).

Ref - P Lydon (Mayo)

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