The Connaught Gold cup holders, Iorras Aontaithe were knocked out in the first round one of the competition by Premier Division (A) side, Ballyheane at Carne Nash Park this afternoon the 20th May, final score Iorras 0 Ballyheane 1.
A third minute goal by Peter Sheridan gave the visitors a surprise victory over a depleted Erris side, but Ballyheane were the more determined outfit on the day, in defending their one goal advantage, especially in the second half when efforts from Henry Gaughan, Brendan Nallen, Ivan Barrett and Marl Gilbert were blocked.
TEAM PANEL- Harry Reilly, Michael Meeaghan, David Reilly, Eosin Murphy Shane Murphy: Henry Gaughan, Brendan Nallen, Tom McAndrew, Jason Boylan: Ivan Barrett, Mark Gilbert. SUBS USED- Anthony Padden, Tom Duffy. (All in the second half)
MATCH OFFICIAL- 83 Euro
Iorras (B) also suffered defeat away to Fahy Rovers going down 4-2.
Iorras Aontaithe (B) side are at home on Thursday evening the 31st May against Moyvilla, in a rescheduled league fixture.