New boss Ward off to flyer with Leitrim

Connacht FBD League: Leitrim 3-17 GMIT 1-7

Under new manager Shane Ward, Leitrim outclassed GMIT in yesterday’s FBD League game.

A Ciarán Gilheaney 18th minute goal enabled Leitrim to drive forward and lead 1-12 to 0-4 at the break.

Any chance of a GMIT revival was snuffed out midway through the second- half when Christy McGowan and Kevin goaled for Leitrim.

Sub Alan Meenaghan shot a late GMIT goal.

Scorers for Leitrim: K. Conlan 1-6 (5f); C. Gilheaney 1-2; C. McGowan 1-0; F. Clancy 0-3(f); N. Woods 0-2; D. Beck, J. McGrail 0-1 (each).

Scorers for GMIT: A. Meenaghan 1-0; D. Joyce, A. Glennon (f) 0-2 each; A. Coyne, C. Donaghue, S. McDonnell (0-1 each).

LEITRIM: P. Farrelly, N. Woods, R. Gallagher. B. Prior; C. Farrell, G. Reynolds, S. McWeeney; P. McGowan, J. McGrail; S. Quinn, F. Clancy, D. Beck; C. Gilheaney, C. McGowan, K. Conlan.

Subs: C. McCrann for Gilheaney (HT); J. Connolly for Quinn (40); C. Doonan for C. McGowan (46); G. Reynolds for Farrell (50); R. Flynn for P. McGowan (55); G. Kelly for Conlan (55).

GMIT: C. Nolan; J. Madden, G. McLoughlin, D. Moran; S. McDonnell, R. Sweeney, C. Donaghue; M. O’Brien, D. Styles; A. Coyne, M. Shaughnessy, E. Egan; K. Nally, A. Glennon, D. Joyce.

Subs: M. Farragher for Shaughnessy (HT); A. Molloy for Styles (HT); R. Geraghty for Coyne (35); K. Reddington for O’Brien (47); A. Meenaghan for Joyce (50); J. Doyle for Moran (53).

Referee: P. Daly (Roscommon).

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