Galway leave early lead behind


Sligo 0-9 Galway 1-4:Galways failure to score for 28 minutes of the second half proved to be their undoing in this Connacht FBD league game at Enniscrone.

The Tribesmen got off to a dream start in the first half with two points by Peadar Ó Griofa and they went five points ahead when Danny Cummins blasted the ball to the net in the 15th minute.

A couple of frees by top marksman Mark Breheny and points from play by Kenneth Sweeney and Brian Egan kept the Yeatsmen well in touch (1-2) to (0-4) at half-time.

Egan brought Sligo level 10 minutes into the second half before Breheny gave them a lead in the 44th minute which they never relilnquished.

SLIGO: P Greene, K Cawley, J Martyn, B Kennedy, N Ewing, M Quinn, B Curran, S Gilmartin, A McIntyre, Brendan Egan, J Clarke, S McManus (0-1), M Breheny (0-4, 0-3 frees), K Sweeney (0-1), Brian Egan (0-3). Subs: F Quinn for Sweeney (53 mins).

GALWAY: J Egan, D O’Neill, F Hanley, C Forde, C Costello, G Sice, G ODonnell, F O Curroin, N Coleman, J O’Brien, P Conroy, S Dever, P O Griofa (0-2), S Armstrong (0-2, frees), D Cummins (1-0). Subs: M Meehan for Cummins (42 mins), M Martyn for Conroy (53 mins), M Boyle for O’Brien (59 mins). Referee: F Flynn (Leitrim).

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