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St Marys advance to Leitrim semi-final

Sep 18, 2021 17:09 By Michael Cooke
St Marys advance to Leitrim semi-final St Marys advance to Leitrim semi-final
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St Marys advance to Leitrim semi-final after disposing of Aughawilllan

St Mary’s KIltoghert reached the last four of the Leitrim senior football championship following a 3-11 to 1-7 victory over Aughawillan at Avant Money Pairc Sean MacDiarmada.

Morgan Quinn grabbed the game’s first goal on four minutes for Aughawillan before two quickfire goals saw St. Mary’s lead 2-4 to 1-5 at the first water break.

Diarmuid Kelleher found the net for Denis Connerton’s men on 14 minutes before Robbie Lowe added another goal within 60 seconds.

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Aughawillan registered two of the next three scores but still found themselves trailing 2-5 to 1-3 at the half-time break.

St. Mary’s dominated the third quarter and a goal by Alan Doherty helped them to a ten-point lead at the second water break.

Aughawillan finished the game with 13 men after Noel Plunkett and Fergal McTague were both shown red cards in the final quarter.

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St. Mary’s outscored their opponents three points to two in the final quarter and they marched onto the semi-finals after finishing with ten points to spare.

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