Clarke inspires Longford to New York SFC final appearance

August 27, 2018

New York's Jamie Clarke with Emlyn Mulligan and Darragh Rooney of Leitrim during the Connacht SFC game at Gaelic Park

Jamie Clarke posted 1-4 as Longford defeated Donegal by 1-15 to 0-10 in Gaelic Park last night to reach the New York SFC final.

The former Armagh captain, who played for New York in their Connacht SFC quarter-final extra-time defeat to Leitrim back in May, was in sparkling form as Longford - who were only reformed a few years ago - set up a final date with either Monaghan or St. Barnaba's. 

The sides had been level on 0-6 apiece at half-time, but the winners never looked back after Clarke dispatched a 38th minute penalty. Longford natives Brian Kavanagh and JJ Matthews also impressed in the win.

 



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