Roscommon breath new life into their Division 1 League campaign

Roscommon secured a significant victory against Monaghan at Dr. Hyde Park, helping them move out of the bottom two in Division One.

Enda Smith’s standout performance and Shane Cunnane’s early second-half goal propelled Roscommon to a dominant display under Davy Burke’s leadership. Despite Monaghan’s depleted squad, with Conor McManus starting on the bench, they couldn’t match the hunger of the home team.

Roscommon took an early lead with scores from Daire Cregg and Diarmuid Murtagh, while Monaghan’s Micheál McCarville opened their account.

Roscommon’s All-Star, Enda Smith, showcased his prowess with impressive contributions, while Monaghan struggled to keep pace.

Roscommon’s goalkeeper, Conor Carroll, made a crucial save, allowing his team to extend their lead.

A pivotal moment came when Shane Cunnane’s challenge led to a goal, effectively sealing the game for Roscommon. Despite Monaghan’s efforts, they could only muster three points in the second half.

Roscommon maintained their momentum, with contributions from various players including defenders David Murray and Dylan Ruane, alongside key scorers like Diarmuid Murtagh and Daire Cregg.

The focus now shifts to Roscommon’s upcoming clash with Mayo, while Monaghan prepares to host Galway.


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