Roscommon claim Connacht Minor title

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Roscommon 1-09 v 0-06 Galway
Connacht minor football final 2011 throw in 12pm
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Full time The ref blows it and Roscommon are the 2011 Connacht Minor football Champions. The first time they have won a final in Dr Hyde Park. Roscomon were the better side on the day with Thomas Corcoran shinning for the Rossies.
63min Free in to Roscommon, Healy to take it but it goes wide
63min The sub finn add another point to cancel a Galway effort
62min We’re in Added time now, Roscommon nearly there
59min Maughan misses another free for Galway – a minute to go
58min Corcoran hits a wide for Roscommon, he’s been impressive today though
56min Maughan takes the point, 6 points in it
55min Free in for Galway, they need goals
53min Enda Smith thought he had scored there but it went wide Donie Smith then adds another wide in less than a minute
48min Another good free from just inside the 45 metre line – Roscommon 7 up, Corcoran again
46min Galway respond with a point from Walsh
45min Corcoran adds another point to put Roscommon 7 points ahead
42min Smith steadies Roscommon with a nice point
41min 2 in a minute for Galway
40min Maughan gets Galways 2nd point and first from play
35min Galway haven’t scored since the opening minutes
33min Donie Smith with a point from open play
32min A 13 metre free kick goes wide for Galway. Galway might rue all these misses
31min 2nd half underway
Added time Corcoran with the final kick off the half gets Roscommon another point with a free. Roscommon are 6 points up.
30min Maughan takes out his frustration on a Roscommon player, unlucky not to get a card there
29min Another Galway wide, Maughan again. Hard day for kickers
27min Another wide for Galway, Maughan with a free, 5 wides to 1
23min GOAL!, good goal by Enda Lannon
21min Thomas Corcoran gives the Rossies a 2 point cushion with a free
19min Roscommon lead
16min Donie Smith levels it with a free
15min Half way through the first half and still only one score in it. Roscommon had their first chance there but into the breeze. big kick
13min Free to Galway – Shane Maughan hits it wide
9min 2nd wide of the day for Galway – still only the one point scored
8min Conditions are tough today, couple of early wides with the wind
4min Galway almost in for a goal but great defending, ball out for a 45


Roscommon: 1. Colm Lavin (Éire Óg), 2. David Murray (Padraig Pearses), 3. Ross Timothy (St. Croans), 4. Shane Carty (Padraig Pearses), 5. Maurice Connaughton (St. Croans), 6. John McManus (Roscommon Gaels), 7. Conor Daly (Padraig Pearses), 8. Fintan Kelly (Castlerea St. Kevins), 9. Thomas Corcoran (Strokestown), 10. Liam Conlon (St. Michaels), 11 Mark Healy (Roscommon Gaels), 12. Enda Smith (Boyle), 13. Donie Smith (Boyle), 14. Enda Lannon (Roscommon Gaels), 15. Shane Jordan (Éire Óg).

Galway: 1 Connor Gleeson (Dunmore McHales), 2. Liam Silke (Corofin), 3. James Shaughnessy (Ballinasloe), 4. Conor Cunningham (Corofin), 5. Eoin Walsh (Moycullen), 6. Gearoid Canavan (Salthill/Knocknacarra), 7. Cathal Mulryan (Cortoon Shamrocks), 8. Shane Geoghegan (Oranmore Maree), 9. Sean Moran (Claregalway), 10. Patrick Glynn (Dunmore McHales), 11. Ian Burke (Corofin), 12. Adrian Nolan (Killererin), 13. Conor Rabbitte (Kilkerrin Clonberne), 14. Shane Maughan (St. Michaels), 15. Shane Walsh (Kilkerrin/Clonberne). will have live score updates on all GAA Championship matches over the summer.


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