Cavan snatch it

Cavan snatched a last gasp victory over Longford in the Leinster JFC semi-final at Glennon Brothers Pearse Park when Martin Dunne created the opportunity for Martin Reilly to fire home the decisive matchwinning goal in the final minute of the game.

LONGFORD: P Collum; B O’Farrell, F Battrim, G Ghee; A Rowan (0-1, ‘45’), M Mulvey, S Lynch; C Quaine, J Kane; G Dennigan, B McKeon, P Gill (0-3); R Smyth (1-3, 1f), D Reilly (0-1), JJ Matthews (0-2, 1f).

Subs: D Mimnagh for M Mulvey (34); D Cooney for S Lynch (41); R Keogh for C Quaine (48); K Burke for G Dennigan (51).

CAVAN: J Farrelly; D Tighe, D Barkey, F Slowey; E O’Connell, J Hayes, K Brady; S Gaffney (0-1), B Murray; C Conroy, M Reilly (1-1, 1f), K Fannin; O O’Connell (0-1), B McKiernan (0-1, free), M Dunne (0-4, 4f).

Subs: C McClarey (1-0) for B McKiernan (28); D Sexton for K Brady (ht); D Tiernan for O O’Connell (50); P O’Connor for K Fannin (60).

Referee: N Ward (Westmeath).

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