Roscommon will play in Division 2 next season of the Allianz National Football League after a dramatic Division 2A success at Offalys expense in Tullamore on Sunday.
Ger HenÓghan had an outstanding game for the Rossies, hitting 1-3 in the opening period and 2-5 in all, as the Connacht mens goalScóring ability won the day.
Niall McNamee was inÓgood Scóring form for the Faithful in the opening period, at the end of which they enjoyed a lead of 0-11 to 1-5.
Cathal Creggs goal on 47 minutes and Enda Kennys ten minutes later were crucial for Roscommon, with Kennys coming two minuts after Neville Coughlan had scored the hosts only major.
McNamee hit 0-6 in all but it wasn t enough.
[b]Monaghan finish top of Division 2A, winning all seven of their games, after edging Leitrim by 1-14 to 2-10 in Cloone.[/b]
Ciaran Hanrattys goal helped the Farney men to a half-time lead of 1-6 to 0-6; however, Barry Prior and Declan Maxwell both hit second-half majors to give Leitrim hope.
Longford were comfortable 2-10 to 0-10 victors at Clares expense at Pearse Park. They finish third in 2A.
London, meanwhile, trounced Carlow by 4-11 to 1-7 in Ruislip, but still stay bottom – narrowly – on points difference.
15-Apr-07 by GAA.ie