Leitrim hurlers lose narrowly to Roscommon

Leitrim hurlers lost out narrowly to Roscommon in Wednesday’s Connacht hurling league semi-final, played at the Connacht GAA Air Dome in Bekan.

Roscommon ran out 3-29 to 3-26 winners.

Olcan Conway’s side produced a gutsy display indoors against Roscommon and the sides were level as the game ticked into added time.

It took a late goal from Adam Donnelly to clinch victory for Roscommon, who now face Sligo in Saturday evening’s league final (5pm).

Leitrim will take on Mayo in the Shield decider on the same day.

Team manager Olcan Conway spoke to reporter Kevin Egan after Wednesday evening’s game:


Elsewhere, there was disappointment for Donegal hurlers in Belfast in the final of the Conor McGurk Cup as an injury-time free gave Down a narrowly one-point win, on a final scoreline of 1-22 to 2-18.

Connacht hurling league semi-finals
Roscommon 3-28 Leitrim 3-25
Sligo 1-32 Mayo 1-23

Conor McGurk Cup final
Down 1-22 Donegal 2-18.