Costello puts gloss on Sligo showing to seal Fermanagh's fate
Fermanagh were relegated after this loss at Brewster Park yesterday.
Charlie Harrison fired home Sligo's first goal on 23 minutes for a 1-5 to 0-1 scoreline. The hosts started the second half strongly with two Rory Gallagher frees and points from Daryl Keenan and Chris O'Brien but Colm McGee settled the visitors' nerves with a second goal on 52 minutes
Sligo pushed on in the game's closing period, Alan Costello adding their third goal on 59 minutes, to win through by a 10-point margin at the end.
SCORERS -- Sligo: C McGee 1-4 (0-3f, 1 '45), A Costello 1-3 (0-1f), M Breheny 0-4 (0-3f), C Harrison 1-0, J Davey, S Gilmartin, K Sweeney, D Kelly 0-1 each. Fermanagh: Rory Gallagher 0-7 (0-4f, 2 '45'), T McElroy 1-0 (1 pen), D Keenan 0-2, R Keenan, C O'Brien 0-1 each.
Sligo -- P Greene; C Harrison, N McGuire, R Donovan; K Cawley, M Quinn, J Davey; T Taylor, S Gilmartin; A Costello, M Breheny, G Gaughan; C McGee, K Sweeney, D Kelly. Subs: S Davey for Taylor (59), F Quinn for Gaughan (65), N Ewing for Cawley (69), S Coen for Sweeney (69).
Fermanagh -- Ronan Gallagher; N Bogue, S Lyons, S Goan; B Mulrone, R McCluskey, T McElroy; J Sherry (capt), R Jones; D Keenan, M Keenan, C Flaherty; R Keenan, Rory Gallagher, E Maguire. Subs: K Costello for Jones (26), C O'Brien for M Keenan (h-t), M Jones for Goan (50), P Sherry for Mulroney (62), J Connolly for Flaherty (65).
Ref -- C Branagan (Down).