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Sligo minors beat Leitrim

May 13, 2022 21:05 By Dave Hooper
Sligo minors beat Leitrim Sligo minors beat Leitrim
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Sligo minors beat Leitrim in Connacht championship

Sligo scored a convincing win over Leitrim to take control of third place in the Connacht minor championship.

The Sligo side won out by nine points in Markeviciz park 4-18 to 2-15. Sligo had led by a point a half-time 1-11 to 2-6.

Leitrim came flying out of the traps, Liam Chandler with a second minute goal. Points from Paul Honeyman and Josh Maye moved Leitrim 1-2 to no score on three minutes.

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Sligo did pull themselves together and finally levelled the score on 13 minutes, 1-4 to 0-7. Honeyman found the net for Leitrim's second goal on 19 minutes.

James Foley struck back for Sligo with a goal four minutes later and they went into half-time leading 1-11 to 2-6.

The hosts took control six minutes into the second-half. Two goals from Cian Carty and one from Eli Rooney saw Sligo win out 4-18 to 2-15.

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Sligo will face Roscommon next Friday night, a result for Sligo would see them take third place and secure a semi-final place.

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