Slaughtneil defeated in All Ireland final

Slaughtneil players, Karl McKaigue, Cormick  O'Dorherty, Anton McMullan,
Slaughtneil players, Karl McKaigue, Cormick O'Dorherty, Anton McMullan,

County Derry football champions Slaughtneil have been defeated in the All Ireland Club Senior Football final at Croke Park.

They went down to their Galway opponents Corofin by a 1-14 to 0-07 scoreline.

Corofin player Michael Lundy scored three points before his team mate Martin Farragher steered home a 17th minute goal to give them a more than comfortbale 1-08 to 0-03 lead at half time.

Gary Sice finished with a five-point haul as the Connacht champions won comfortably, with Gerald Bradley top-scoring for Slaughtneil, who were denied a late consolation goal when Cormac O’Doherty rifled his penalty wide.