Slick Sligo power past London

EXCELLENT attacking contributions from Colm McGee and James Hynes, scorers of 0-6 and 1-2 respectively, powered Sligo to a comfortable victory over London in a one-sided FBD Connacht League Section One tie at Kent Park.

James Hynes’ tidy 16th minute goal put Sligo 1-5 to 0-2 clear and they led 1-7 to 0-4 at half-time as newcomer Niall Murphy, who hit three second-half points, made an impressive senior debut.

Four of London’s starting 15 that lost to IT Sligo the night before began against Kevin Walsh’s charges.

Scorers for Sligo: C McGee 0-6 (2fs), J Hynes 1-2, M Breheny 0-4 (2fs), N Murphy 0-3, A Costello, P McGovern 0-1 each.

Scorers for London: L Colfer (3fs), F Niblock 0-3 each, P McGoldrick 0-2, S McVeigh 0-1.

SLIGO: B McGovern; N Ewing, J Martyn, K Cawley; P McGovern, N McGuire, M Quinn; T Taylor, J Clarke; A Costello, M Breheny, J Hynes; C McGee, F Quinn, N Murphy.

Subs: P Greene for McGovern (ht), E Mullen for Taylor (53), V Frizzell for Hynes (55), P Hughes for Quinn (57), D Rooney for Cawley (inj. 60).

LONDON: S Howard; M Keane, S McVeigh, D McGreevy; S Doolan, B Comer, D McHugh; D Hagan, L Mulvey; C Colhoun, C O’Sullivan, L Colfer; H Gaughan, F Niblock, E Mageean.

Subs: S Hickey for Mageean (25), B Kerr for McHugh (25), A Concannon for Mulvey (blood, 30), N Burke for McGreevy (34), C McCallion for Colhoun (48), P McGoldrick for Gaughan (49).

Referee: P Neiland (Roscommon).

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