Drumcliffe/Rosses Point end Tourlestrane’s Sligo reign

Tourlestrane’s record-breaking champoinship run in the Homeland Sligo senior football championship came to an end on Saturday evening when they were beaten by Drumcliffe/Rosses Point in their concluding Group 2 match at Markievicz Park, on a final scoreline of 1-8 to 0-8.

The result, coupled with Coolera/Strandhill’s 2-17 to 1-9 success over Tubbercurry saw three teams (Tourlestrane, DRP and Coolera)  finish level on six points in Group 2.

The head-to-head scoring difference in the games between the three teams was also level – each team finished with a scoring difference of zero.

It’s the scores for in the head-to-head matches which send Coolera/Strandhill and Drumcliffe/Rosses Point through to the county semi-finals at Tourlestrane’s expense.

Scoring Diff
Scores For
Coolera/Strandhill 4602-17 (23)
Drumcliffe/Rosses Pt4602-14 (20)
Tourlestrane4600-19 (19)

The reigning champions, where bidding for an eighth consecutive Sligo senior football title, hadn’t lost a championship since 2015 prior to Saturday.

That record-breaking run in Sligo club football has now come to an end.

Saturday’s Group 2 results
Drumcliffe/Rosses Point 1-8 Tourlestrane 0-8
Coolera/Strandhill 2-17 Tubbercurry 1-9