Leitrim U21s narrowly miss out on Hastings Cup final spot

Leitrim narrowly missed out on a place in this year’s Hastings Cup final on Friday, after losing out to Longford by 2-13 to 3-8 at Allen Park, Newtownforbes.

Leitrim trailed by five points early in the second half, but two brilliantly-worked team goals edged them into a convincing four-point lead midway through the half.

But the home side finished strongly against a Leitrim side missing a number of regulars, and claimed a two-point win to advance to the final.

Leitrim selector Seamus Quinn spoke to PJ Leddy for Ocean FM after the game…