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Meath lift Christy Ring title while Leitrim crowned Lory Meagher champions

Sligo prevailed in the Nicky Rackard Cup final.

MEATH HAVE BEEN crowned Christy Ring Cup champions following their 4-19 to 2-15 defeat of Down in today’s decider at Croke Park.

Adam Gannon (2), Nicholas Potterton and Callum O’Sullivan bagged the goals for the Royals in their deserved 10-point victory.

Source: Sport TG4/YouTube

Earlier today, Leitrim lifted the Lory Meagher Cup after beating Lancashire after extra-time by 2-23 to 2-22 in a thrilling encounter.

Declan Molloy celebrates with the Lory Meagher Cup Leitrim goalkeeper Declan Molloy celebrates with the Lory Meagher Cup. Source: Laszlo Geczo/INPHO

Colm Moreton and Ronan Crowley bagged goals for either side as the Exiles went in 1-10 to 1-7 ahead at the interval.

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Lancashire hit seven straight points to take control of the game in the third quarter before a late goal from Leitrim’s James Glancy forced the extra period.

Substitute Zach Moradi added a score while Gavin O’Hagan finished with 0-9 as Leitrim prevailed, despite Gavin O’Hagan’s late consolation goal for Lancashire.

Source: Sport TG4/YouTube

Sligo defeated Armagh to claim the Nicky Rackard Cup with a narrow 2-14 to 2-13 victory.

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