After shedding at half-time, Tourlestrane improved their recreation and beat St Mary’s within the second half at Carrick-on-Shannon to earn a spot within the Connacht Membership SFC remaining.
The Sligo champions have been helped by robust winds and completed with 14 gamers after Adrian McIntyre was proven a black card with eight minutes left.
st. Mary’s additionally failed to attain within the remaining interval, though they blew away a late objective alternative as Tourlestrane held onto the victory.
The champions Leitrim dominated the primary half after Tourlestrane’s Liam Gavigan opened the scoring with a second-minute level.
A minute later, Paul Keaney equalized when his well-placed 45 flew by the Tourlestrane publish. Keaney had over 10 minutes off to go the St. Mary’s and sign them a twenty-minute interval of domination.
On this spell, St Mary’s prolonged their lead with unanswered factors from Paul Keaney, Mark Diffley, Cian Singleton and Diarmuid Kelleher.
Earlier than half-time John Francis Carr scored a Tourlestrane level to provide St Mary a 6-0 to 2-0 lead at half-time.
Tourlestrane bought his second combat within the warmth after Kenny Gavigan scored over 34 factors.
They imposed themselves on St Mary’s for the rest of the half, and certainly a lot of the motion throughout this era passed off in Carrick’s half of the pitch.
Two pictures on course from Liam Gavigan for Tourlestrane lowered St Mary’s deficit to 0-4 within the 52nd minute.
Tourlestrane equalized over the subsequent two minutes after Liam Gavigan positioned one other ball and James Leonard transformed the purpose from shut vary.
Tourlestrane now had a strong bit between his tooth and Liam Gavigan overtook them for the primary time because the second minute when he break up St Mary’s posts.
Rian Kennedy hit the Sligo males’s insurance coverage spot because the clock ticked into harm time.
Scorers: Tourlestrane – L Gaughan 0 – 4 2f; JF Carr, Okay Gavigan, J Leonard & R Kennedy 0-1 every. St. Mary’s – P Keaney 0-3 ’45’ f; C Singleton, M Diffley and D Kelleher 0-1 every.
Tourlestrane: bro; JP Lang, JF Carr, B Walsh; O Kennedy, McIntyre, Marren; Okay O’Hara, C Marren; Okay Gavigan, C Henry, J Leonard; G Gaughan, J Kelly, L Gaughan. Subscriptions: F. O’Donnell for O’Hara (13); R. Kennedy for Marren (43); N Egan for Kelly (53); C Surlis for Kennedy (59); Kennedy to Leonard (65).
St. Mary’s: S Reynolds; C. Farrell, M. Diffley, G. Reynolds; C. Hackett, N. McWeeney, A. Reynolds; P. Keaney, J. McGrail; D Farrell, D Kelleher, D O’Connell; J Casey, O Bohan, C Singleton. Subscriptions: J Barnes for Hackett (45); B Farrell for Casey (59).
Decide: L Devenney (t-shirt).