Ryan O'Rourke bears down on goal during the second half
It proved to be a day to remember for all associated with Leitrim on Saturday evening last in Pairc Sean MacDiarmada as the county's footballers produced a magnificent display to emerge 10 point winners over the wee county.
The scenes of joy on the faces of players, mentors and supporters at the final whistle illustrated just what the win meant to all associated with team.
There was a hugely positive online reaction to Leitrim's victory with supporters from near and far quick to offer their congratulation to team manager Benny Guckian and his players.
Great performance from the Leitrim men, some scores taken. #Leitrim4Sam— Gavin Sammon (@Gavolino12) June 23, 2018
Some result for Leitrim tonight, 10-point win over a Div 2 team is a seriously impressive result. Congrats to all involved! https://t.co/9ZK6eLLjtJ— Patrick McPartlin (@p_mcpartlin) June 23, 2018
Well done Leitrim! What a day out https://t.co/me7OxL6Lda— Drumkeerin GAA (@DrumkeerinGAA) June 23, 2018
“Kerry people are happy when they win All-Ireland’s. Leitrim people are happy when they win.” Tommy Moran #leitrimabu— Blaine Mulligan (@Blaine_mulligan) June 23, 2018
Absolutely delighted for the @LeitrimGAA lads. They deserve that win after all the work they put in this year. It is a massive step for this teams development. Proud Leitrim man this evening, disappointed I couldn't be there #leitrimabu #leitrimgaa #GAA— Ronan Kennedy (@RK_TheChick) June 23, 2018
The draw was made this morning for the third round of the qualifiers and excitement is already building ahead of the visit of Monaghan to Pairc Sean MacDiarmada next weekend.
All Ireland Qualifier Round 3 Draw:— Leitrim GAA (@LeitrimGAA) June 25, 2018
Leitrim v @monaghangaa
The Monaghan supporters were quick to voice their approval of the draw when it was announced this morning. Let's hope Leitrim can repeat last Saturday's heroics in round three of the qualifiers.
Carrick on Shannon lads! Leitrim v Monaghan. The qualifiers are being kind to us this year. Can’t take anyone for granted but there were much more difficult games we could’ve got. We’re getting super destinations too #monaghanforsam #Monaghan #monaghangaa #GAAQualifiers #gaa— Monaghan GAA Supporters (@MonaghanGAAFans) June 25, 2018