Faherty saves Sligo IT a point


Mayo 1-11 Sligo IT 1-11:GOALKEEPER Adrian Faherty earned a draw for IT Sligo with a kick from a 45 in the closely-contested FBD tie at Charlestown yesterday. Aiden O’Shea’s goal early in the second half put Mayo in the driving seat but Garry Gaughan’s goal sparked Sligo IT’s comeback.

MAYO: R. Hennelly; L OMalley, A Feeney, K Higgins; P Gardiner (0-1), L Keegan, D Vaughan; T Parsons, R McGarrity; A Moran (0-1), B Kelly, T. Mortimer; M Ronaldson (0-5, four frees), A O’Shea (1-2), N Douglas (0-2). Subs: K. Walsh for Mortimer, J. Burke for Vaughan (ht); M. Sweeney for McGarrity (41 mins); G. McDonagh for Moran (56 mins).

IT SLIGO: A Faherty (0-145), S Boyle, D Reynolds, K Cawley; E McHugh 0-1), G Reynolds, C Greene (0-1) D Divney, E Keating (0-1); A Costello (0-1), A Freeman (0-1), S Kelly; S Coen (0-3, two frees), S Ryder, D Cummins (0-2). Subs: G Gaughan (1-0) for S Kelly (ht).

Referee: F Flynn (Leitrim).