Return to old format for Fr Manning Cup

Leitrim Under 16s will have a much busier Summer than they might have expected after the Fr. Manning Cup committee obtained permission to run the competition in its original format.

Leitrim Under 16s will have a much busier Summer than they might have expected after the Fr. Manning Cup committee obtained permission to run the competition in its original format.

With six teams taking part, Leitrim will have five games on Wednesday evenings starting from June 27, with the last three games at home. All games will take place at 7.30. The Finals will be held on August 8, with the top two teams qualifying and the next two teams contesting the George O’Toole Shield Final.

The full list of Leitrim games is as follows:

June 27: Longford v Leitrim in Dromard. Ref: Marty Parker (Roscommon)

July 4: Roscommon v Leitrim in Elphin. Ref: John Gilmartin (Sligo)

July 11: Leitrim v Offaly in Annaduff. Ref: John Hughes (Longford)

July 18: Leitrim v Westmeath in Annaduff. Ref: Ciaran McGovern (Sligo).

July 25: Leitrim v Sligo in Pairc Sean Mac Diarmada. Ref: O. Kelly (Roscommon)

August 8: Final