Connacht Rugby

Roscommon Sport Round-up May 29th

It was a varied weekend on the Roscommon Sports scene and there’s lots to catch up on.
Rugby

Connacht secured a first Guinness PRO12 title with a 20-10 win over Leinster on Saturday evening. Tries from Matt Healy, Tiernan O’Halloran and Niyi Adeolokun and five points from the boot of AJ MacGinty giving them the victory.

There was more good news on the local Rugby scene as Roscommon’s Shane Layden, who has recovered a cruciate injury, was part of the Ireland Rugby 7s Squad which took part in the Amsterdam Invitational Tournament. The team had three comfortable wins in their pool but face a difficult task in the Olympic qualification pool next month.

Gaelic Games

The Roscommon Junior B Football Championship began on Friday night with wins for Clann na nGael, Elphin, Fuerty, Kilbride and Oran. Check out the full results from the week gone by here

Soccer

Cloonfad United, were relegated to Division 1, for the first time in their history, following a 3–0 defeat to MD Town during the week. However MD Town are also relegated following a 2–1 defeat by Dysart.
Dysart will now play Division 1 side Ahascragh United with a place in next seasons Premier Division at stake.

Elsewhere, Rahara Rovers defeated Moylough ’79 by 2 goals to nil in the Division 1/Division 2 Promotion Relegation League Play- Off.

Camogie

Athleague defeated Four Roads in the Get Active, Get Healthy Senior League Final. Read the Match Reports and a round-up of the week’s news here

Cycling

Daire Feeley finished an impressive 25th overall in the An Post Rás. Here’s a report from the Final stage

Handball

St. Coman’s Oisin Cusack was runner-up in the 17 and Under competition at the Mallow One Wall Tournament in Cork.