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Well known Leitrim footballer, Packie McGarty, has passed away. The Leitrim Observer reports he passed away in Dublin where he was living. Born in Mohill in 1933, Packie played for Leitrim for 23 years between 1949 and 1973. He had Connacht Senior Football Championship finals, from 1957 to 1960. He…

Leitrim senior footballer Emlyn Mulligan took it upon himself to climb Knocknarea every day throughout the month of November, in aid of Sligo Cancer Support Centre and Little Blue Heroes. The Melvin Gaels man has raised over €11’000 on his Go Fund Me page. Rian Bailey, of the Ball Talk…

Following the news that Terry Hyland will remain in charge of the Leitrim senior footballers for next season, the Cavan native says the decision was an easy one for him. Hyland, speaking to Ocean FM Sport, said that the team have developed great character and played well since the season’s…

Despite their best efforts, Leitrim have been relegated to Division 4 of the Allianz football league, after their 2-11 to 0-15 loss to Tipperary in Avantcard park Sean Mac Diarmada. They were a point behind at half time, but an injury to Ryan O’Rourke was a heavy blow to their…

Keith Beirne was the star of the show with eight points to help Mohill overcome a determined St. Mary’s side in the Leitrim SFC final. Dominant in the first half, Mary’s looked threatening on the counter but couldn’t punish the Mohill defence in front of goal. Youngsters Paul Keaney and…

St Mary’s have booked their place in the Connaught Gold SFC final after their 2-14 to 0-13 win over holders Glencar/Manorhamilton. Mary’s went into half time with a six point lead, 0-8 to 0-2, hitting the net twice in the second half to secure their victory. After losing their first…

Leitrim’s Lory Meagher Cup-winning manager Martin Cunniffe has resigned. Cunniffe, who has held the role since 2011, informed the county board of his decision on Monday morning. Ocean FM understands that some of the Leitrim players were looking for a change of management heading into the 2020 season and that…