Leitrim GAA

  • The Connacht Council admit the penalty shootout used to decide the FBD League game between Mayo and Leitrim was an experiment.

    Mayo won 4-1 on spot kicks after the sides played out a 2-13 all draw in Carrick on Shannon.

    Connacht Council secretary John Prenty says extra time was scrapped due to concerns over visibility.

    He has also revealed Connacht have been looking at different ways to complete games when windy conditions make free taking competitions a lottery.

  • Tickets for Sunday’s FBD Insurance Connacht GAA Senior Football League meeting of Leitrim and Mayo, Sunday 6th January in Avantcard Páirc Seán Mac Diarmada, (Throw in 1.30pm) are now on sale. Supporters intending on travelling to game are advised to purchase tickets in advance to avoid delays on the day, as a big crowd is expected

     

    Ticket Details:

    General Admission €10

    Concession(Students & OAP’s) €5

    Juveniles Free of charge

     

    General Information

    Tickets can be purchased through selected SuperValu & Centra stores

     

     

  • It has been confirmed that the Connacht Minor Football quarter final between Galway and Leitrim will take place next Friday evening at the Connacht Centre of Excellence.

    The game is fixed for 7.30pm with Aghamore referee John Glavey set to take charge of the fixture.

  • Allianz Football League
    Division 1
    Mayo 2-13 Tyrone 0-10 
    Roscommon 1-12 Monaghan 0-13

    Division 3
    Down 1-12 Sligo 1-10 

    Division 4
    Leitrim 1-16 Wicklow 1-12

    Allianz Hurling League
    Division 1B 
    Carlow 0-20 Galway 0-20

    Division 2A 
    London P-P Mayo 

    Division 3A 
    Roscommon 1-21 Monaghan 0-14

    Division 3B 
    Sligo 2-14 Leitrim 0-19 

     

  • The Connacht U20 Semi Final between Galway and Leitrim tomorrow has now been switched to Elphin.

    The game was originally scheduled for Carrick-on-Shannon but has been moved to the Roscommon venue with the same throw-in time of 2pm.

  • Allianz Football League Division 4 Final 
    Derry 0-20 Leitrim 0-16 

  • Elverys MacHale Park Castlebar will play host to a double header tomorrow evening.

    At 6.30pm the Connacht Junior Football Quarter Final will see Mayo clash with Roscommon.

    That will be followed by the U17 Football clash involving Mayo & Leitrim at 8pm.

    Galway meet Roscommon in the U17 Championship on Friday night at 7pm in Tuam Stadium.

  • Emlyn Mulligan has been left out of the Leitrim senior football squad for 2020.

    The 32-year-old quit Terry Hyland's panel after last summer's Connacht championship defeat to Roscommon.

    The Melvin Gaels clubman says he will never retire from inter-county consideration.

    However, he is not in the squad as Leitrim prepare to line out in Division 3 of the Allianz Leagues for the first time since 2008.

  • The first of the Connacht Junior Football Championship Semi-Finals take place this evening in Tuam.

    Galway & Sligo face off at 7pm.

    At the same time tomorrow evening in Carrick-on-Shannon Leitrim host Mayo.

    The Connacht Junior Final will then serve as a curtain raiser to the senior championship clash of Galway & Mayo on Sunday.

  • Gavin Cawley has been confirmed as the new manager of the Leitrim Ladies Senior Football team.

    The current IT Sligo Ladies team manager and former Sligo Men's County Board PRO had his appointment ratified on Monday evening and Cawley also has management experience with the DCU Men's and Ladies teams.

    Cawley’s first game in charge will be in their Division 4 opener against Antrim on February 3rd.

  • Leitrim GAA has confirmed another two positive Covid-19 cases, but the county board says their team will fulfil their Allianz Football League Division 3 fixture with Tipperary on Sunday.

    There will be a total of four absentees for the decisive fixture, although none of the other players have been deemed close contacts, meaning they're free to play.

    "Unfortunately, as a result of this testing, two additional players have tested positive and have now also also been ruled out of Sunday's game," Leitrim GAA said in a statement.

    Leitrim are certain to be relegated unless they can secure a victory over Tipperary on Sunday, with goal difference then coming into the equation if they can claim the two points.


  • Leitrim have conceeded their Division Three Football League fixture against Down.

    They've handed a walkover due to "a lack of playing numbers available to travel" for today's game in Newry.

    Leitrim County Board say members of their panel are awaiting results from COVID-19 tests and they're "hopeful" of being able to fulfil their match against Tipperary next week.

  • Leitrim have announced their team to face Mayo on Sunday in the Connacht Football Championship. Terry Hyland is handing out two Championship debuts.

    The starting 15 is as follows:

     

    1.Brendan Flynn

     

    2.Donal Casey

     

    1. Donal Wrynn

     

    1. Conor Reynolds

     

    1. David Bruen

     

    6.Aidan Flynn

     

    7.Cillian Mc Gloin

     

    1. Mark Plunkett

     

    1. Domnnaill Flynn

     

    1. Conor Dolan

     

    1. Paddy Maguire (Captain)

     

    1. Jack Gilheaney

     

    1. Shane Quinn

     

    14.Evan Sweeney

     

    1. Keith Beirne
  • Leitrim supporters at home and abroad have shown how much they value their inter-county teams by raising over €100,000 in the "50 Miles in January" challenge.

    Supporters ran, walked or soloed 50 miles in the January weather, and the original target was €50,000, but exceeded expectations by over 100%, ensuring the county teams will be well-resourced when the new season starts.

     

  • Leitrim booked their place in to the Connacht Senior Football Championship semi-final following a hard earned one point win after extra-time over New York.

    It finished 0-19 to 1-15 in the Bronx.

    Leitrim will now take on Roscommon in Carrick on Shannon on Saturday May 26th.

  • Cillian O’Connor is happy that the 2020 Football Championship is going ahead and feels players have just have to adapt to the new way of things.

    Speaking to Oisin Langan at AIB’s launch of the 2020 All-Ireland Senior Football Championship, O‘Connor first spoke about his excitement to have inter-county football back before taking about the buzz of playing in the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship.

    Sunday's Connacht Championship opener between Leitrim & Mayo will be live on Midwest Radio Sport.

    The game throws in at 1.15pm with Michael D. McAndrew & Martin Carney on commentary duty.

     

  • Martin Cunniffe has resigned as manager of the Leitrim senior hurlers.

    Cunniffe has been in charge of the side since 2011.

    They won the Lory Meagher Cup this year by beating Lancashire after extra-time by 2-23 to 2-22 in a thrilling match in Croke Park.

  • Allianz Football League
    Division 1
    Mayo 3-15 Monaghan 1-18
    Tyrone 3-15 Galway 1-14 
    Kerry 2-17 Roscommon 0-13 

    Mayo will play Kerry in the final next Sunday at 4pm in Croke Park - Roscommon are relegated 

    Division 3
    Offaly 1-11 Sligo 1-10 

    Division 4
    Leitrim 1-20 Waterford 2-09 

  • FBD League Quarter Final 

    Mayo 2-13 
    Leitrim 2-13 

    Mayo win penalty shootout on a 4-1 scorelline

  • Mayo 3-23 Leitrim 1-11

     

    Mayo produced a commanding display to see off Leitrim in today’s Nicky Rackard Cup semi-final.

    The sides were level at the break 1-08 apiece but Mayo pushed on in the second half.

    Mayo’s goals came from Brian Morley, Cathal Freeman and Shane Boland.

    Derek Walsh’s side will now face Donegal in the final next weekend.