Last weekend saw the first round of the Senior & Intermediate championship. First off were St. Marys and Gortletteragh who had a very competitive game with St. Marys laying down a marker with a 4 point win inÓgroup 4. Group 1s Bornacoola pipped Allen Gaels by one point and inÓgroup 2 Aughawillan had to 2 to spare over Annaduff. Last years champions Kiltubrid lost by the biggest score difference as they went down by 5 points to Mohill inÓgroup 3.
In the Intermediate Championship the opening game was on Saturday evening which was a draw between Drumreilly and Carrigallen inÓgroup 3. Sundays 3 games consisted of Group 1 clash between St. Marys and Drumkeeran with the latter winning by a goal. Group 2s Glenfarne/Kiltyclougher and Allen Gaels game resulted in a 8 point win for Glenfarne/Kilty.
The Group 4 encounter was between Aughnasheelin and Dromahaire with Dromahaire winning by the smallest of margins of 1 point.
Next round in the Championships will be the weekend after next as Leitrim participate in the Tommy Murphy Cup this Saturday at 1:30pm in Thurles.
24-Jul-06 by Brendan Doyle – PRO