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Monaghan hurlers end Leitrim's perfect start to Lory Meagher Cup

Apr 24, 2022 19:04 By Michael Cooke
Monaghan hurlers end Leitrim's perfect start to Lory Meagher Cup Monaghan hurlers end Leitrim's perfect start to Lory Meagher Cup
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Leitrim now have two wins and one defeat from three games.

Leitrim's perfect start to the Lory Meagher Cup has ended following a 2-18 to 1-16 win loss to Monaghan at Carrick-on-Shannon.

The opening 19 minutes were evenly contested before Mark Treanor’s goal on 29 minutes helped Monaghan lead 1-8 to 0-10 a half-time.

Parity was restored within nine minutes of the restart when Leitrim’s Joe Murray found the net before Conor Gernon replied with a goal for Monaghan on 63 minutes.

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Monaghan were now five points clear with seven minutes remaining before the sides traded two points each resulting in a five-point defeat for Leitrim.

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