Leitrim and Westmeath draw Parnell Park thriller

Leitrim and Westmeath must do it all again after a thrilling Ladies Football Division 3 final ended level at Parnell Park on Saturday.

In a game littered with 56 frees, Leitrim had the chance to pick up their first Division 3 title with the last kick of the game, but the outstanding Áine Tighe failed to convert from an acute angle. Subs Shauna Clancy and Laura O’Dowd earlier kicked Leitrim into a two-point lead with five minutes left, only for Fiona Claffey and Laura Walsh to kick the midlanders level.

Scorers for Westmeath: MA Foley (0-4, 3fs); L Walsh (1-1); E Finn (1-0); F Claffey (0-2); C Blundell (0-1); Scorers for Leitrim: A Tighe (0-8, 6fs); N Tighe (1-0); L Brennan (0-1); S Clancy (0-1); L O’Dowd (0-1)

LEITRIM: M Guckian; M Stenson, E McWeeney, S Kerrigan; K Gilgunn, S Tighe, L McWeeney; S Fowley, D Ward; N Tighe, S McManus, K Keegan; L Brennan, E Farrell, A Tighe.

Subs: S Clancy for McManus, 51; L O’Dowd for Farrell, 51.

WESTMEATH: C Warburton; A Martin, C Finch, A Brady; K Boyce-Jordan, J Rogers, K McDermott; M.A. Foley, R Kearney; E Finn, F Claffey, J Maher; L Walsh, K Hegarty, C Blundell.

Subs: T Fagan for McDermott, 40.

Referee: Michael Henry (Monaghan).


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