Leitrim Down Longford In Nicky Rackard Cup

Leitrim progressed to the semi-final of the Nicky Rackard Cup as Longford were relegated to the Lory Meagher Cup on a final score of 1-11 to 0-12.

Conor Beirne decisive goal edged Leitrim to victory, finding the net with just 20 seconds gone in the second-half.

Longford trailed by 1-6 to five points at one stage but fired over six points in a row during a dominant spell that seemed to have swung the issue in their favour.

2019 Lory Meagher Cup champions Leitrim but in a determined finish to add another five points and score a 1-11 to 12 points win and set up a semi-final with Mayo.

Longford’s Daniel Connell was sent-off in the fourth minute of second half stoppage time after receiving a second yellow card.