Leitrim make winning start to Connacht LGFA title defence

Leitrim women’s gaelic footballers enjoyed a 2-12 to 1-10 win over Roscommon on Friday evening in their opening game of the 2022 Connacht LGFA intermediate championship.

The game, a repeat of last year’s provincial final, saw the holders prevail by five points.

The 2022 Connacht LGFA intermediate championship is being played on a round-robin basis with the top two teams from the group stage qualifying directly for the provincial decider on May 15th.

Clare are the new additions to the Connacht intermediate championship having been granted admission by the LGFA’s Central Council earlier this year.

Anthony Brennan’s Sligo make up the quartet contesting the Connacht intermediate championship this year.

Their match against Clare, which was scheduled for Curry this Saturday, has been postponed.

Sligo’s opening championship game will now be against Roscommon on Sunday, April 24th, at Dr Hyde Park (1pm).

They will then be away to Leitrim on April 30th.

After Friday evening’s opening clash with Roscommon, Leitrim will take on Clare on the 24th in Dromod at 1pm.

2022 Connacht LGFA Intermediate Football Championship RESULT
Friday, April 15th
Leitrim 2-12 Roscommon 1-10

Sunday, April 24th
Roscommon v Sligo
Dr Hyde Park, 1pm

Leitrim v Clare
Dromod, 1pm

Sunday, April 30th
Leitrim v Sligo
Venue tbc

Roscommon v Clare
Padraig Pearses, 2pm

Sligo v Clare
Date & time tbc 

Sunday, May 15th