Leitrim ended their Allianz National Football League Division 2A campaign with a poor performance against neighbours Roscommon.
Roscommon needed to win by a landslide to have any chance of qualifying for the semi-finals, but found to find themselves trailing 0-02 to 0-04 at half-time to a Leitrim side helped by two excellent Declan Maxwell side. With a strong wind behind ithem after the break, Roscommon were the better team and pushed forward to outscore Leitrim by 0-09 to 0-01, with Leitrim’s only point in the second period coming from a Michael Foley free fifteen minutes after the break.
Roscommon: S. Curran, J. Nolan, M. Ryan, P. Noone, D. Casey, F. Grehan, J. Rogers (0-1), S. O’Neill, B. Higgins, J. Dunning (0-2), J. Hanley, R. Cox, N. Dineen (0-1), K. Mannion, F. Dolan (0-4). Subs: S. Lohan (0-2) for B. Higgins, G. HenÓghan (0-1) for R. Cox, J. Tiernan for J. Hanley, E. Towey for P Noone.
Leitrim: G. Phelan, D. Reynolds, M. McGuinness, B. Prior, M. Greene, J. McKeon, D. Kennedy, C. Carroll, D. Maxwell (0-2), J. Goldrick, P. Farrell (0-1), P. McGuinness, J. McGuinness, D. Brennan, M. Foley (0-2). Subs: J. Guckian for D. Brennan, N. Doonan for P. McGuinness, C. Regan for J. McGuinness.
07-Apr-04 by Paddy Reilly