An excellent result in the All Ireland Junior Semifinal sees Leitrim Ladies through to the final in Croke Park on Sunday 1st October.
Leitrim Ladies ran out very worthy winners as the marched through the Longford defence in the second half of a thrilling TG4 AI Semifinal in Hyde park, Roscommon. The first half saw Longford take control for most of the half and it was only in the last few minutes that Leitrim pulled back the scores to finish the half 2 points behind on a scoreline Longford 1-05 to Leitrims 0-6.
The second half was all Leitrims as they ladies blitzed the Longford defence and clocked up 1 goal and several points without reply. Even with 15 minutes to go the writing was on the wall for the Longford team. Leitrim finished the game on a high with the final score line 9 points in Leitrims favour.
Leitrim 1-17 Longford 1-08
The excellent Leitrim Ladies are now through to the TG4 All Ireland Junior Final in Croke Park in a few weeks time (Sunday, Oct 1st) where they will play neighbours Sligo.
Well done to all concerned – Full detailed report and fixture to follow !
09-Sep-06 by Brendan Doyle – PRO