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Moreton sent off for striking offence

Cavan 2-9 Leitrim 1-11

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Liam Moreton was sent off eight minutes into the second half. Stock photo: Sportsfile

Liam Moreton was sent off eight minutes into the second half. Stock photo: Sportsfile

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Liam Moreton was sent off eight minutes into the second half. Stock photo: Sportsfile

John Sheanon kept his nerve to point a 35-metre free two minutes into injury time and give Cavan victory over 14-man Leitrim at Ballyconnell, where the visitors were had midfielder Liam Moreton sent off eight minutes into the second half for a striking offence.

SCORERS - Cavan: J Sheanon 0-6 (5f); Cillian Sheanon, H Briody 1-0 each; K Conneely 0-2 (2f); D Carney 0-1. Leitrim: B Murray 0-8 (7f); S Goldrick 1-1; C O'Donovan, G O'Hagan 0-1 each.

Cavan - D Sheridan 6; M Moffett 7, M Hayes 6, D Brady 6; R O'Hagan 6, A Sheridan 7, C Kelly 6; P Sheridan 7, J Sheanon 8; D Carney 7, K Conneely 6, C Carney 6; D O'Reilly 5, H Briody 7, A Hamilton 5. Subs: C Sheanon 6 for Hamilton (28), C Sheanon 7 for O'Reilly (h-t), M Hynes 5 for Briody (62).

Leitrim - D Molloy 7; P Earley 7, C McCrann 7, F Earley 7; E Moreton 6, N McLoughlin 7, D Ryan 6; C Moreton 7, L Moreton 5; B Murray 8, D McGovern 6, C O'Donovan 7; G O'Hagan 6, S Goldrick 7, Z Moradi 5. Subs: J McNabola 5 for Z Moradi (inj, 24); P Poniard 5 for G O'Hagan (68).

Ref - K Brady (Louth)

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