Led by Man of the Match Gavin O’Hagan, Cluainín outplayed Carrick for almost the entire game to retain their county crown at Carrick-on-Shannon.
Carrick trailed by just two points at the interval (1-6 to 2-5) but only added four Clement Cunniffe second half points while Cluainín registered 1–9.
Vinny McDermott hit a 19th minute Carrick goal while Cunniffe added four points, plus a point each from Brian Carroll and James Kane.
scorers Cluainín: G. O’ Hagan 0-10 (nine frees), K. Clerkin (2-0), K. McDermott (1-1), N. McLoughlin (0-2), D. Poniard (0-1).
scorers for Carrick: C. Cunniffe (0-8 (seven frees), V. McDermott (1-0), B. Carroll, J Kane (0-1 each).
CLUAINÍN: V. Cronin; P. Clerkin, M. Poniard, P. Clancy; P. Loughlin; S. Feeney, S. McTiernan; D. Poniard, M. McKeon; M. Dolan, N. McLoughlin, J. Rooney; K. McDermott, G. O’Hagan, K. Clerkin.
Subs: B. Feeney for Dolan (48); J. O’Brien for McTiernan (57); C. Beattie for K. Clerkin (60).
CARRICK: A. Duffy: D. Butler, T. Glancy, S. Glancy; B. Murray, D. Byrne, C. Maguire; C. Cunniffe, G. McGovern; J. Kane, D. Hughes, C. Morton; D. Deegan, V. McDermott, B. Carroll.
Subs: B. Kane for S. Glancy (37); L. Morton for Maguire (38); A. Doherty for Carroll (52); S. O’Toole for Byrne (53); C. O’Reilly for Deegan (54).
Referee: J. Sexton ( Cork ).
14-Oct-13 by Leitrim GAA