Sligo-Leitrim beaten in Gaynor Cup semi-final

There was disappointment for Sligo-Leitrim girls under-14 soccer team in their Gaynor Cup semi-final on Friday as they lost 4-2 to Midlands at University of Limerick.

Boyle Celtic’s Shauna McGrath had given Sligo-Leitrim an early lead but three quick-fire goals from Midlands (comprising Laois, Westmeath & Offaly) saw them lead 3-1 at half-time.

Lesley Ann Sweeney scored a second for Sligo-Leitrim in the second-half – but their opponents were able to add a fourth as Midlands ran out 4-2 winners in the end.

In the Plate play-offs, Donegal reached the last four with a 2-0 victory earlier on Friday over Kerry in their quarter-final.

Donegal now play Mayo in the Plate semi-final later on Friday at 6pm.

Gaynor Cup semi-finals
Midlands 4 Sligo-Leitrim 2
Limerick Desmond v MGL (Dublin)

Gaynor Cup Plate play-offs
Quarter- final
Donegal 2 Kerry 0

Donegal v Mayo, 6pm
Waterford 2 Galway 1.