Winning start for Sligo and Donegal hurlers

In hurling, managerless Sligo secured an impressive win over Lancashire at the weekend.

Kevin Gilmartin hit three goals as Sligo won by 4-14 to 0-17.

There was disappointment for Leitrim, who lost out narrowly to Fermanagh, but Donegal also made a winning start to their Nicky Rackard Cup campaign, beating Armagh by 1-19 to 0-13.