Leitrim SHC final: Carrick sweep to 32nd title

October 14, 2017

Carrick's Liam Moreton in action for Leitrim.

Carrick were crowned Leitrim senior hurling champions for a 32nd time following a 3-11 to 0-8 victory over holders Cluainin Iomaint at Pairc Sean MacDiarmada this afternoon.

Man of the match Colm Moreton scored 1-5 from full forward, with his brother Liam grabbing 2-0 for the winners who had taken a 1-5 to 0-5 lead into the interval. 

Colm Moreton hit the first goal in the 21st minute as Cluainin had to wait until the 52nd minute to open their second half account from a Gavin O'Hagan free before their fate was sealed by late goals from the Moreton brothers.

Carrick - C Moran; H Glancy, C Maguire, D Beirne; E Moreton, T Glancy, V McDermott; G O'Brien, C Cunniffe (0-4, 2f); D Tiernan, C McCrann (0-1), L Moreton (2-0); C Beirne, C Moreton (1-5), J Glancy (0-1). Subs: P McWeeney for G O'Brien, J McNabola for D Beirne, C Behan for D Tiernan, F McKiernan for C Cunniffe.

Cluainin Iomaint - E Clancy; P Clerkin, N McLoughlin, P Clancy (0-1); M Feeley, J O'Brien (0-1), D Ryan; D Poniard, K McDermott (0-2, 1f); M Dolan, M Poniard, K Clerkin; P Poniard, M McKeon, G O'Hagan (0-4, 3f). Subs: F Rooney for M Feeley, J Rooney for P Clancy, M McKeon for P Poniard, S McTiernan for M McKeon.

Referee - J Doyle.

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