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Leitrim edge Clare in six-goal thriller

Jul 18, 2021 16:07 By Michael Cooke
Leitrim edge Clare in six-goal thriller Leitrim edge Clare in six-goal thriller
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Leitrim continue their perfect start to the championship.

The Leitrim ladies footballers have two wins from as many games in the TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate Championship following a 4-7 to 2-9 victory over Clare in Ballinasloe.

Clare made the brighter start and a 17th minute goal from Laura O’Dowd saw them lead 1-2 to 0-1 at the first water break.

Leitrim were much better in the second quarter a 29th minute goal from Muireann Devaney helped to level the scoreboard at half-time

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Three Leitrim goals in ten minutes opened up a six point gap with 15 minutes remaining as Michelle Guckian (two) and Laura O’Dowd found the net.

Chloe Moloney replied with a Clare goal with one minute left before a Michelle Guckian point sealed a four point win for Leitrim.

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