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09 Dec 2021

Wasteful Champions dethroned by St. Mary’s

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Melvin Gaels surrendered their title and were left cursing their own wastefulness as St. Mary’s knocked the defending champions out of the Connacht Gold Senior Championship.

Melvin Gaels surrendered their title and were left cursing their own wastefulness as St. Mary’s knocked the defending champions out of the Connacht Gold Senior Championship.

The Kinlough men had four glorious goal chances in last Saturday’s stop start and disjointed Senior Championship Quarter-Final as they failed to score for the last 20 minutes of action, seeing a four point lead overturned by an energetic St. Mary’s.

The 2012 champions saw James Glancy make two vital contributions for the Carrick men, clawing a shot off the line in the first half and blocking a close range Peter McGowan shot in the second.

The introduction of Jimmy Guckian also proved vital for St. Mary’s as his physical presence saw his team get a grip around the middle of the field as his side scored seven unanswered points to book a semi-final encounter against Carrigallen next Saturday evening.

See next week’s Leitrim Observer for a full report.

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