Annaduff leapt to top spot after the final round of group games in the Smith Monumentals Leitrim Intermediate Football Championship thanks to a huge win over Mohill and Allen Gaels handing leaders Aughnasheelin their first defeat of the campaign.
Annaduff's 4-26 to 0-5 win over Mohill's severely weakened second string gave them a scoring difference of plus 40 that lifted them above both Allen Gaels and Aughnasheelin as all three teams finished with six points. The Drumshanbo side's 4-10 to 1-16 victory over Aughnasheelin, a three point margin that proved incredibly important as it lifted the Gaels above Aughnasheelin in the table.
It meant that Allen Gaels had a scoring difference of plus 21 to Aughnasheelin's plus 20, a one point difference that gives the Drumshanbo men a direct path through to the semi-finals.
For Aughnasheelin, they now face Bornacoola in the quarter-finals next weekend after the Bors fell to a surprising 2-16 to 2-7 defeat at the hands of Aughavas who picked up their first win of the campaign and now face Mohill in the relegation semi-finals next weekend.
Kiltubrid, who scored an impressive 3-9 to 1-6 away to Ballinaglera to consign last year's semi-finalists to a relegation semi-final against Drumreilly, now renew rivalry with a Drumkeerin side that they drew with at home in the group stages. Drumkeerin had three points to spare against Drumreilly, winning 2-11 to 2-8 to lift themselves into the quarter-finals.
Times and venues for the Quarter-Finals will be fixed by the Leitrim CCC.
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