Mulligan points and Cox goal the difference

Gary Reynolds goes to ground under the challenge of Sean Armstrong last Sunday in Ballinasloe. Photo by Willie Donnellan
Minute by minute action from Leitrim’s victory over Galway last Sunday in the Connacht FBD League.

Minute by minute action from Leitrim’s victory over Galway last Sunday in the Connacht FBD League.

6 mins: Emlyn Mulligan opens the scoring after debutant Damien Moran’s pass.

8 mins: Mulligan converts a free after a foul on Ray Mulvey.

11 mins: After hitting the post, two wides and dropping the ball twice into Cathal McCrann’s arms, Eoin Concannon opens Galway’s account after he cleverly keeps the ball in play.

14 mins: Danny Cummins and Concannon both score good points.

21 mins: A real let-off for Leitrim when Cummins hits the post with a piledriver and McCrann barely keeps out Gary Sice’s shot, Mark Hehir scoring from a short 50.

25 mins: Mulligan keeps Leitrim in touch from play, a lovely point from the wing.

26 mins: Sean Armstrong points for Galway.

29 mins: Ray Cox scores a neat point.

Halftime: Leitrim 0-4 Galway 0-5

2 mins: Mulligan levels the scores from a free.

5 mins: Fergal Clancy points after good work from Ray Cox.

7 mins: Galway keeper Nathan Kings keeps out a dipping Gerry Hickey shot.

10 mins: Emlyn Mulligan and sub Michael Martin swap points.

12 mins: Mulligan sees a shot blocked with Gerry Hickey’s follow-up just being kept out.

14 mins: GOAL - a great passing movement ends with Ray Cox palming Emlyn Mulligan’s cross to an empty net.

18 mins: GOAL - Galway hit back when Ian Burke lashes the ball to the net after a great Galway move.

21 mins: Gavin Reynolds scores a rare point, the sub finding the target from long range.

22 mins: GOAL - sub Michael Martin finds the net despite a supiciously large amount of steps to put Galway one in front.

27 mins: After missed chance from both teams, Mulligan finishes off a move with a fine point.

30 mins: Galway drop a shot into Cathal McCrann, Leitrim launch one last attack with Paul Brennan being fouled and Mulligan scoring a magnificent winner to take the victory.