Vital win for Sligo in Wexford

Sligo senior footballers revitalised their promotion prospects on Saturday afternoon with a 2-7 to 1-9 win over Wexford at windy Chadwicks Wexford Park.

Played in gale force wind conditions, Sligo played against the elememts but led at the interval thanks to two first-half goals from Darragh Cummins and Seán Carrabine.

Paul Taylor’s side looked set for victory at they led by 2-6 to 0-8 as the match ticked into added time.

But a fisted Ben Brosnan goal for Wexford gave the home side fresh hope.

But Sligo’s response as instant and Seán Carribine scored a vital point at the other end to help edge the black & white to victory by a single point.

Allianz Football League Division 4 result:
Wexford 1-9 Sligo 2-7

Ulster minor football league
Donegal 1-5 Sligo 0-8

Connacht LGFA minor football championship
Sligo 3-7 Roscommon 3-9
Leitrim v Galway (Monday night)