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Kennedy to the fore for Leitrim

Leitrim registered an impressive win over Waterford at Carrick-on-Shannon on Saturday.

The home side raced into a six-point lead and were 0-12 to 0-3 ahead at the break.

Ronan Kennedy was particularly impressive with three fine points from play as the home side took a commanding lead.

The Connacht minnows remained in control throughout the second half and despite a spirited Waterford rally, they held on comfortably.

Man of the match : Ronan Kennedy (Leitrim).

Scorers - Leitrim: K Conlon 0-5 (4fs), R Kennedy0-3, S Moran 0-2, P McGowan, J McGrail, S McWeeney, G Reynolds, N Woods 0-1 each. Waterford: JJ Hutchinson 0-8fs, M Ferncombe, L Ó Corraoin 0-1 each.

Leitrim - C McCrann 8; M Murphy 7, R Gallagher 7, N Woods 7; S McWeeney 7, G Reynolds 7, T Mulvey 7; P McGowan 8, S Moran 8; D Beck 7, F Clancy 7, K Conlon 8; R Kennedy 8, J McGrail 7, A McLoughlin 7. Subs: D Gilheaney 6 for A McLoughlin (49), D Wrynn 6 for J McGrail (57), S Quinn for K Conlon (66), G Plunkett for R Kennedy(68), D Keane for R Gallagher (68).

Waterford - S Enright 7; D Crowley 5, M O'Gorman 5, T Ó hUallacháin 5; R Ó Ceallaigh 7, S Prendergast 5, O Keevers 5; S Briggs 7, T O'Gorman 5; M O'Halloran 5, M Ferncombe 7, P Hurney 5; Lawlor 5, JJ Hutchinson 8, L Ó Corraoin 6. Subs: T Prendergast 8 for M O'Gorman (36), C Phelan 6 for O Keever(49), D Grey 5 for S Briggs(57), J Veale for L Ó Corraoin(61), N Walsh for M O'Halloran (64).

Ref - N Cullen(Fermanagh)

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