Sligo SHC final: Saints go marching on

October 15, 2012

Calry-St Joseph's retained the Sligo SHC title with an eight-point victory over Coolera-Strandhill at Markievicz Park.

The holders held a slender 0-10 to 1-6 half-time advantage after Garry Cadden had dispatched a penalty to their net just before the interval.

The sides were evenly matched throughout the second half before substitute Darragh Cox put some daylight between the team's with a goal in the 59th minute.

Kevin Gilmartin added gloss to the victory with a second goal in injury time.

Calry-St Joseph's - D Reidy; M Gilmartin, J Kenny, C Maguire; F Coyne, L Reidy, F Keown; K Raymond (0-7), E Kelly; D Burke , D Collery (0-2), K Gilmartin (1-4); C Griffin (0-1), R Cox (0-2), D Keown. Subs: D Cox (1-0) for Keown.

Coolera-Strandhill - K Kelly; C Burke, C Murphy, M O'Rourke; C Gillen (0-1), S O'Rourke, G Cadden (1-0); L Cadden, M O'Reilly (0-1); M Mulligan, N Cadden (0-8), V Cadden; D Burke, E Flanagan, C O'Mahony. Subs: N O'Rourke (0-1) for V Cadden.

Referee - C O'Donnell.

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