Sligo reach All-Ireland semi-final

Sligo women’s gaelic footballers are through to the All-Ireland intermediate football semi-final following Sunday’s 2-14 to 2-10 win against Offaly in Kinnegad.

Listen to Ocean FM Sport’s match commentary from the game with Cathal Mullaney and former Drumcliffe/Rosses Point and Sligo footballer Siobhán O’Sullivan.

Sligo were favourites going into this game and led 1-5 to 0-1 after the opening quarter. But the allowed Offaly back into the contest and the sides were level at the interval 1-8 to 2-5.

Offaly had further goal chances in the second half but important scorres from the impressive Ciara Gorman, Lisa Casey and substitute Lauren Boles helped guide the Yeats girls to victory.

Sligo’s prize is an All-Ireland semi-final meeting against Tipperary on August 17th.

Caretaker manager Kathleen Kane spoke with Ocean FM Sport’s Cathal Mullaney after the game:

Connacht champions Roscommon will face Meath in the other semi-final.