Glencar/Manorhamilton’s Leitrim senior football championship campaign for 2021 came to an abrupt end on Sunday as they were soundly beaten by Ballinamore Séan O Heslin’s in the quarter-final at Carrick-on-Shannon, on a final scoreline of 4-10 to 0-8.
The concession two goals either side of half-time proved critical as Ballinamore finally beat their so-called ‘bogey team’ in championship football in recent years.
Ballinamore boss Dom Corrigan spoke to Ocean FM Sport’s PJ Leddy after the win.
Glencar/Manor manager Sean Boylan gave his reaction to Ocean FM Sport’s Brian Kerrigan.
Sunday’s semi-final draw saw Leitrim Gaels who made history by beating Fenagh/St Caillin’s by four points on Sunday, paired with holders Mohill.
St Mary’s will face Seán O’Heslin’s in the other semi-final in two weekends time.
Leitrim Connacht Gold SFC quarter-final results
Seán O’Heslin’s 4-10 Glencar/Manor 0-8
Leitrim Gaels 1-13 Fenagh/St Caillin’s 0-12
Mohill 4-25 Gortletteragh 1-1
St Mary’s 3-11 Aughawillan 1-7
Leitrim Gaels v Mohill
St Mary’s v Seán O’Heslin’s
Senior relegation play-off
Melvin Gaels 2-10 Allen Gaels 1-7.