Sligo clinch Celtic Challenge All-Ireland minor hurling title

Sligo minor hurlers captured the Al-Ireland under-17 Celtic Challenge title at Markievicz Park on Saturday with a spirited 1-11 to 2-7  victory over Mayo in the a tense and dramatic final.

The one-point winning margin saw sligo lift the Micheal Feery Cup to great scenes of celebration.

Sligo looked the better team in the first half and deservedly led by 1-7 to 1-3 at the interval with Drumcliffe/Rosses Point’s Donnchadh O’Brien scoring the Sligo goal.

Mayo upted the ante in the second-half and push the home side all the way, which made for a frantic finale.

However, Martin Feeney’s side held on to win by one and take the title.

Celtic Challenge U17 Micheal Feery Cup final
Sligo 1-11 Mayo 2-7