Leitrim were beaten away to Lancashire in their opening game in the 2019 Lory Meagher Cup.
Martin Cunniffe’s side lost out on a scoreline of 20 points to 1-15.
Lanchashire had the better of the first-half in the Old Bedian’s ground leading by 12 points to 1-06.
Leitrim scored nine points to Lancashire’s eight in the second half but the home side hung on for the two points win.
Leitrim face Cavan next Saturday in the next round of the competition in Avantcard Pairc Sean MacDiarmada at three o’clock.