Gaelic Games, Running, Cycling, Soccer and Pool provided the action on the Roscommon Sports scene this weekend.
Ladies Gaelic Football
The Roscommon Intermediate Ladies suffered a heartbreaking 5-10(25) to 6-8(26) loss to Leitrim in their TG4 Connacht Championship Play-off in Charlestown yesterday afternoon. Leitrim got off to a dream start, scoring two goals in the opening minutes of the game. Roscommon fought back on numerous occasions, even when they were 14 points behind early in the second half, however ultimately they just fell short.
Leitrim head to the Connacht Championship Final, Roscommon now await the TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate Championship.
In the Warm n’Cosy Homes Junior A Football Championship there were wins for Creggs, Kilglass Gaels, Padraig Pearses B and Strokestown B and Four Roads won the Roscommon Senior Hurling League, defeating Athleague by 1-15 to 1-9. View the week’s results in full here
Vincent Brooks looks back on the action from the Roscommon District Football League and the Connacht Cup Final, where it was a day to forget for Ballinasloe Town. Read his round-up here.
Roscommon’s Daire Feeley put in a strong performance but end the end finished 52nd in the Lincoln Grand Prix and 13th in the Under 23 Category.
Locally, almost 200 cyclists competed in the 3rd Annual Lough Key Classic organised by the Curlew Wheelers.
The first ever “parkrun” took place in Lough Key Forest Park, read a report from the event here.
The Central Bar, Elphin have won the County Pool League Shield Final. They beat Sorohan’s Ballyleague 10-4 over the two legs, winning the first 7-2 after playing at home on Friday night and sealing the title tonight.
Boyle Celtic were defeated 3-2 by Carbury in the W.B Yeats Radisson Blu Cup Final.
145 runners took part in the first race of the “Running Rossies” Summer Racing series in Roscommon town – the 5K.
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