Allianz FL: Division 4 review - Munster double as Clare and Limerick win

Updated: Sunday, 10 Feb 2013 18:40 | Comments

Limerick going nicely so far in their promotion pursuit
Limerick going nicely so far in their promotion pursuit

Mick O'Dwyer and Clare got their first win in the division, while Limerick edged out Offaly.

The Banner had to come from behind to beat Leitrim 1-14 to 2-08 at Carrick-on-Shannon.

Emlyn Mulligan was a gain free-scoring as Leitrim built up a 1-05 to 0-01 lead, but late points and a David Tubridy goal for the Banner county left only a single score between the sides at the break.

The second half saw the visitors exert more control on proceedings with Tubridy, Gary Brennan and Podge McMahon kicking over fine points. A late Leitrim goal from Mulligan wasn’t enough and Clare held on for their first win of the campaign, while the Connacht side are still pointless.

Limerick had a point – 0-12 to 1-08 - to spare over Offaly in Tullamore.

The home side led 1-06 to 0-07 at the break, with Brian O’Connor getting the goal. However, the Munstermen produced a strong last quarter with Stephen Lavin, Ian Ryan and Eoghan O’Connor on the scoresheet.

The latter popped over the winning point as Murice Horan’s side remain unbeaten after two games. 

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