Leitrim qualified for the All Ireland Scór na nÓg Finals in two events at the Connacht Scór na nÓg Finals in Claremorris on Saturday. In Rince Foirne Glencar/ManorhamiltonÓgave a great performance and it was no surprise when they were declared winners. Glencar/Manorhamilton last reached the All Ireland Finals in this event in 2004.
In Bailéad Ghrúpa, Ballinamore Seán OHeslins were the winners. Again they were clear cut winners and they will be back in the final again having got that far last year.
It was a memorable visit to Claremorris as the wind and rain howled throughout the journey down to the Mayo town. The full list of winners was as follows:
Rince Foirne: Leitrim – Glencar/Manorhamilton
Amhranaíocht: Sligo – St Marys
Ceol Uirlise: Galway – Corofin
Aithriseoireacht: Roscommon – St Dominics
Bailéad Ghrúpa: Leitrim – Seán OHeslins
Trath na gCeist: Roscommon – Ballinameen
Nuachleas: Galway – Mountbellew/Moylough
Rince Seit: Galway – Abbeyknockmoy
19-Jan-09 by Sean o Suiilleabhan