Top scorers: Heslin stretches his lead

March 20, 2017

John Heslin remains on course to be the Allianz Football League's leading scorer after getting into double figures once again yesterday.

The Westmeath sharpshooter's 0-10 against Wicklow in Division 4 has brought his overall tally to 2-37, which is an average of almost nine points a game. Dublin's Dean Rock is in second place with 0-34, while Conor Sweeney of Tipperary and Wicklow's Seanie Furlong occupy joint third spot with 2-27 and 1-30 respectively.

Westmeath's John Heslin.
©INPHO/Donall Farmer.

Overall league top scorers:

John Heslin, Westmeath 2-37 (43)

Dean Rock, Dublin 0-34 (34)

Conor Sweeney, Tipperary 2-27 (33)

Seanie Furlong, Wicklow 1-30 (33)

Paul Geaney, Kerry 3-22 (31)

Robbie Smyth, Longford 0-29 (29)

Paul Broderick, Carlow 3-19 (28)

Donal Lenihan, Meath 1-25 (28)

Division 1

Dean Rock, Dublin 0-34 (34)

Paul Geaney, Kerry 3-22 (31)

Cillian O'Connor, Mayo 1-22 (25)

Ciarain Murtagh, Roscommon 3-14 (23)

Jack McCarron, Monaghan 2-14 (20)

Gearoid McKiernan, Cavan 2-13 (19)

Conor McManus, Monaghan 0-18 (18)

Peter Harte, Tyrone 0-16 (16)

Ciaran Thompson, Donegal 0-16 (16)

Division 2

Donal Lenihan, Meath 1-25 (28)

Barry McHugh, Galway 0-22 (22)

James Kielt, Derry 0-21 (21)

Sean Quigley, Fermanagh 0-19 (19)

Eoin Cleary, Clare 0-18 (18)

David Tubridy, Clare 1-14 (17)

Neil Flynn, Kildare 0-17 (17)

Colm O'Neill, Cork 0-16 (16)

Division 3

Conor Sweeney, Tipperary 2-27 (33)

Robbie Smyth, Longford 0-29 (29)

Donie Kingston, Laois 2-21 (27)

CJ McGourty, Antrim 1-23 (26)

Ryan Burns, Louth 3-17 (26)

Stefan Campbell, Armagh 2-17 (23)

Nigel Dunne, Offaly 0-22 (22)

Adrian Marren, Sligo 1-18 (21)

Division 4

John Heslin, Westmeath 2-37 (43)

Seanie Furlong, Wicklow 1-30 (33)

Paul Broderick, Carlow 3-19 (28)

Rory Mason, London 1-23 (26)

Emlyn Mulligan, Leitrim 0-21 (21)

Paul Whyte, Waterford 1-16 (19)

Ben Brosnan, Wexford 0-18 (18)

Darragh Foley, Carlow 0-17 (17)

Patrick Hurney, Waterford 0-17 (17)

Goalscoring charts:

Paul Geaney (Kerry) 3

Ciarain Murtagh (Roscommon) 3

Keelan Sexton (Clare) 3

Emmett McGuckin (Derry) 3

Ryan Burns (Louth) 3

Michael Quinlivan (Tipperary) 3

Paul Broderick (Carlow) 3

Gavin Crotty (Waterford) 3

Gearoid McKiernan (Cavan) 2

Jack McCarron (Monaghan) 2

Cillian O'Sullivan (Meath) 2

Jamie Malone (Clare) 2

Niall Kelly (Kildare) 2

Ben McCormack (Kildare) 2

Tommy Moolick (Kildare) 2

Chris Healy (Kildare) 2

David Slattery (Kildare) 2

Eamonn Brannigan (Galway) 2

Shane Walsh (Galway) 2

Donie Kingston (Laois) 2

Larry Moran (Longford) 2

Niall Murphy (Sligo) 2

Stephen Coen (Sligo) 2

Stefan Campbell (Armagh) 2

Niall Rowland (Armagh) 2

Conor Sweeney (Tipperary) 2

Gary Plunkett (Leitrim) 2

John Heslin (Westmeath) 2

Kieran Martin (Westmeath) 2

Highest individual scores from each round:

Round 1

Paul Geaney (Kerry v Donegal) 2-4

Round 2

Cillian O'Connor (Mayo v Kerry) 0-9, Donie Kingston (Laois v Armagh) 1-6

Round 3

John Heslin (Westmeath v Leitrim) 1-11

Round 4

Conor Sweeney (Tipperary v Longford) 2-7

Round 5

Paul Broderick (Carlow v Waterford) 2-6

Overall highest individual score:

Round 3

John Heslin (Westmeath v Leitrim) 1-11



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