Roscommon’s late flurry seals place in decider

Roscommon 1-20 Fermanagh 1-15

Robbie Fallon’s ten points were crucial as Roscommon staved off Fermanagh’s second half recovery to finish strongly in Ballinamore on Saturday and book their place in the All-Ireland final.

Roscommon were 1-12 to 1-7 ahead at the break but John Paul McGarry’s point in the 51st minute reduced the arrears to a point until the winners’ late flurry of scores secured their passage to the decider.

Scorers for Roscommon: R Fallon 0-10 (9fs), L Kilcline 1-1, T Featherston 0-3, N Connaughton, R Kelly 0-2 each E Mulry, J Lawlor 0-1 each.

Scorers for Fermanagh: J Duffy 0-7 (6fs), C Corrigan 1-4, S Curran 0-2 (1f), JP McGarry, T Cleary 0-1 each.

ROSCOMMON: N Fallon; M Keavney, P Kellehan, S Keane; M Concannon, B Donnelly, D Fallon; E Mulry, J Lawlor; P Leahy, T Featherston, D Concannon; L Kilcline, N Connaughton, R Fallon.

Subs: R Kelly for Concannon (34), K Feehily for Leahy (59).

FERMANAGH: D McPhillips; F De Lea, N Carson, C Caulfield; C McEvoy, F McBrien, D McTague; J Duffy, JP McGarry; M Beegan, R Hyde, C Corry; C Corrigan, S Curran, T Cleary.

Subs: R Porteous for Corry (42), O Boule for Caulfield (46), V Woods for Cleary (60).

Referee: G Duffy (Antrim).


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