Sligo came through their potential banana skin Connacht Championship opener against New York unscathed to earn a semi-final meeting with Leitrim next month. The Yeats County emerged 1-19 to 1-11 victors over their hosts in the first Championship match to take place on American since Kerry played Cavan at The Polo Grounds in 1947, despite the absence of a number of key players due to college and work commitments.

Filed by Shane Murray