Sligo IT go out on penalties


Defending champions Sligo IT were knocked out of the Sigerson Cup at the quarter-final stage this afternoon, with UUJ booking their place in the last four.

The Ulster college required penalties to dethrone Sligo, with the sides locked on 0-14 apiece after four periods of extra-time. UUJ eventually triumphed 4-2 in the shoot-out.

UUJ will be joined in the semi-finals by Queens University, who claimed a one-point win (1-11 to 2-5) over Belfast rivals St Mary's College. UCC and DCU complete the line-up.

Sigerson Cup results

St Mary’s  2-5  QUB 1-11

Sligo IT 0-14 UUJ 0-14
(after extra-time, UUJ win 4-2 on penalties)

Athlone IT 0-9 UCC 1-8

Garda College 0-8 DCU 1-6