Tourlestrane’s record-breaking championship run came to an end yesterday evening when they were beaten by Drumcliffe/Rosses Point in their concluding Group 2 match at Markievicz Park, on a final scoreline of 1-8 to 0-8.
The result, coupled with Coolera/Strandhill’s 2-17 to 1-9 success over Tubbercurry saw three teams finish level on six points in Group 2.
The head-to-head scoring difference in the games between the three teams was also level – each team finished with a scoring difference of zero.
It’s the scores for in the head-to-head matches which send Coolera/Strandhill and Drumcliffe/Rosses Point through to the county semi-finals at Tourlestrane’s expense.
The reigning champions, where bidding for an eighth consecutive Sligo senior football title, hadn’t lost a championship since 2015 prior to yesterday.
Homeland Senior Football Championship Group 2
Sat, 23 Sep, Venue: Markievicz Park, (Round 5), Tourlestrane 0-8 Drumcliffe/Rosses Pt 1-8
Sat, 23 Sep, Venue: Kent Park, (Round 5), CooleraStrandhill 2-17 Tubbercurry 1-9
Connacht Gold Intermediate Football Championship Group 2
Sat, 23 Sep, Venue: Corran Park, (Round 5), Geevagh 1-6 St Patrick's/Dromard 0-9
Sat, 23 Sep, Venue: Sligo GAA Centre of Excellence, (Round 5), Bunninadden 0-10 St John's 1-6