Sligo hurlers get win over neighbours

Allianz Hurling League 3B

Sligo    3-17

Leitrim 1-15

At Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada

Keith Raymond scored 2-7 as he helped his side get their first win of the campaign. In tight first half it was only Keith’s goal that was the difference at the break as Sligo lead 1-6 – 0-6.

But after the restart both sides cancel each other out until Sligo scored 1-2 without reply brace from Dathi Collins and second goal from Raymond had Sligo in control 2-11 – 0-9, It got worse for Leitrim when Liam Moreton was shown second yellow card and ensured his side had play the remainder of the match with 14 men.

Eamon Kilgannon came on as Second half substitute and he marked his first appearance as he scored 1-1. Leitrim did get consolation goal before the end.

Sligo Declan Loughnane, Eoin Comerford, Aidan Morrison, Ronan Redmond, Cormac Behan(0-2), Sean O’Connor, Liam Reidy, Tom Brennan, Tony O’Kelly Lynch(0-2), Conor Griffin(0-2), Dathi Collins(0-2), Patrick Burke, Keith Raymond(2-7,6fs), Alan Markham(0-1), Eoin McDonagh Subs used: Eamon Kilgannon(1-1) for Patrick Burke, Rory Brennan for Tony O’Kelly Lynch, Kevin Banks for Eoin McDonagh

Leitrim Declan Molloy, Enda Moreton, Vincent McDermott, Kevin McGrath, Kevin O’Connor(0-1), Thomas Clancy, Morgan Quinn, Colm Moreton(1-0), Karl McDermott(0-2), Declan Ryan, Liam Moreton(0-1), David McGovern, Patrick Clerkin, Clement Cunniffe(0-10,8fs), Alan McSharry Subs used : Conor Byrne (0-1) for Alan McSharry, Zak Moradi for Patrick Clerkin, Kevin Clerkin for Kevin O’Connor

Referee : Aidan Ferguson (Fermanagh) 

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