Meehan magic helps Tribesmen ease to victory over NUI Galway

Michael Meehan looked back to his best for Galway as his four points helped the Tribesmen to a facile win 0-16 to 0-6 over NUI Galway at Tuam Stadium yesterday.

A late Colm Beirne free gave Leitrim reward for a late rally against Roscommon with a 0-6 to 0-5 win.

Meanwhile Niall Murphy and Mark Breheny each bagged five points as Sligo strolled to a comfortable nine-point win over IT Sligo, 0-14 to 0-5, at the IT Sligo GAA grounds in Ballinode in this low-key FBD Connacht League Section ‘A’ opener.

GALWAY: M Breathnach; D O’Neill, D Finnegan, C Forde; C Costello 0-1, G Sice, G Bradshaw; A Griffin, N Coleman; J O’Brien 0-1, M Martin 0-3, S Denvir; M Meehan 0-4 (2fs, 1 45), P Conroy 0-2, D Cummins 0-1.

Subs: S Walsh 0-1 for Cummins 45, E Concannon 0-1 for O’Brien 49, M Boyle for Denvir 49, G O’Donnell for Griffin 51, S Armstrong 0-2 for Coleman 58.

NUI Galway: D O’Sullivan; K Moynagh, J Moore, C McDonald; G Sweeney, R Kiely, C Halloran; E O hEochaigh 0-1, S Moran; S Nally 0-1f, F O’Deasmhunaigh 0-1, C Walsh 0-1; I Galvin 0-2, K Murtagh, Cathal Brennan.

Subs: D Gavin for Moynagh 27, K Crowe for Ó hEochaigh 37, C O’Donnell for Halloran 38, J Egan for Cathal Brennan 51, E Troy for Moran 58.

LEITRIM: C McCrann; A Wynne, C Egan, P Maguire; D Beck, P Brennan, C Clarke; W McKeon, P McGowan; G Hickey (0-1), B McDonald, K Conlon; R Cox, J Glancy, A Croal (0-1).

Subs: C Beirne (0-2, 1f) for Cox (h-t), C Sheridan for Maguire (ht), E Mulligan (0-2, 1f) for Conlon (38), R Lowe for Glancy (47).

ROSCOMMON: M Miley; S McDermott, N Carty, N Collins; D Ward, J Connaughton, C Dineen; M Finneran, K Higgins; P Neary, D O’Gara, D Keenan; C Devaney (0-2), F Cregg (0-1, 1f), D O’Connor.

Subs: S Oates for Neary (ht), C Cregg (0-2fs) for O’Gara (ht), D Keane for O’Connor (38), D Hoey for Keenan (48).

SLIGO: D McCormack; C Harrison, B Kennedy, N Ewing; A McIntyre, M Quinn (0-1), K Cawley; S Gilmartin, J Clarke; F Quinn (0-1), A Marren (0-1), P Hughes (0-1); M Breheny (0-5, 2fs), K McDonald, N Murphy (0-5, 3fs).

Subs: A Devaney for D McCormack (ht), B Curran for A Marren (42) E Mullen for J Clarke (46), M Gormley for C Harrison (52).

IT SLIGO: A McCallig; R Donovan, D McKernan, B McQuaid; N Hahessy, M Jennings, P Seoige; D Hyland, G Whyte; D Gilsenan, M Forde, D Maye; S Coen (0-2, 1f), P O’Connor (0-2, 1f), N Costello (0-1).

Subs: J Rogers for D Hyland, 40; D Lyons for M Jennings, 44; D Gallagher for D Maye, 53.

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CourtsGaaPlace: Tuam StadiumPlace: GAAPlace: BallinodePerson: MeehanPerson: Michael MeehanPerson: Colm BeirnePerson: Niall MurphyPerson: Mark BrehenyPerson: M BreathnachPerson: D O’NeillPerson: D FinneganPerson: C CostelloPerson: G SicePerson: G BradshawPerson: A GriffinPerson: N ColemanPerson: J O’BrienPerson: MPerson: MartinPerson: M MeehanPerson: PPerson: ConroyPerson: S WalshPerson: E ConcannonPerson: O’BrienPerson: M BoylePerson: G O’DonnellPerson: GriffinPerson: S ArmstrongPerson: ColemanPerson: D O’SullivanPerson: K MoynaghPerson: J MoorePerson: C McDonaldPerson: G SweeneyPerson: R KielyPerson: C HalloranPerson: E O hEochaighPerson: S MoranPerson: S NallyPerson: FPerson: O’DeasmhunaighPerson: CPerson: WalshPerson: I GalvinPerson: K MurtaghPerson: Cathal BrennanPerson: D GavinPerson: MoynaghPerson: K CrowePerson: Ó hEochaighPerson: C O’DonnellPerson: HalloranPerson: J EganPerson: E TroyPerson: MoranPerson: C McCrannPerson: A WynnePerson: C EganPerson: P MaguirePerson: D BeckPerson: P BrennanPerson: C ClarkePerson: W McKeonPerson: P McGowanPerson: G HickeyPerson: B McDonaldPerson: K ConlonPerson: R CoxPerson: J GlancyPerson: A CroalPerson: C BeirnePerson: CoxPerson: C SheridanPerson: MaguirePerson: E MulliganPerson: ConlonPerson: R LowePerson: GlancyPerson: M MileyPerson: S McDermottPerson: N CartyPerson: N CollinsPerson: D WardPerson: J ConnaughtonPerson: C DineenPerson: M FinneranPerson: K HigginsPerson: P NearyPerson: D O’GaraPerson: D KeenanPerson: C DevaneyPerson: D O’ConnorPerson: S OatesPerson: NearyPerson: C CreggPerson: O’GaraPerson: D KeanePerson: O’ConnorPerson: D HoeyPerson: KeenanPerson: D McCormackPerson: C HarrisonPerson: B KennedyPerson: N EwingPerson: A McIntyrePerson: M QuinnPerson: K CawleyPerson: S GilmartinPerson: J ClarkePerson: F QuinnPerson: A MarrenPerson: P HughesPerson: M BrehenyPerson: K McDonaldPerson: N MurphyPerson: DevaneyPerson: B CurranPerson: E MullenPerson: M GormleyPerson: A McCalligPerson: R DonovanPerson: D McKernanPerson: B McQuaidPerson: N HahessyPerson: M JenningsPerson: D HylandPerson: G WhytePerson: D GilsenanPerson: M FordePerson: D MayePerson: S CoenPerson: P O’ConnorPerson: N CostelloPerson: J RogersPerson: D LyonsPerson: D GallagherOrganisation: TribesmenOrganisation: NUI GalwayOrganisation: GalwayOrganisation: LeitrimOrganisation: RoscommonOrganisation: SligoOrganisation: IT SligoOrganisation: Connacht League SectionOrganisation: CumminsOrganisation: Denvir
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