Heartbreak for Under 23 Team at IPA Championships

The Under 23 team were in a group with Tyrone A, Wexford B and Wexford C, Leitrim had their toughest game first, Tyrone A there was nothing between the teams no team gained more than a 2 frame advantage throughout the match. The match went to the wire 9-9 but Leitrim lost 10-9 with a poor rub of the ball in the decider.
From this Leitrim knew they had to push on from this if they wanted to qualify for the Semi-final stages of the event. Leitrim beat Wexford B 10-5 and faced Wexford C in their final group game, if they won they came 2nd in the group and qualified for the Semi-finals! Wexford C started as good as they could going 3-0 up and 7-4 up, Leitrim were being put under a lot of pressure and needed to find something, they did and won 10-7.
Leitrim faced Mayo in the Semi final while Tyrone A and Tyrone B faced off in the other Semi final, Leitrim showed their class beating Mayo 10-3 setting up a final with Tyrone B. Leitrim faced a tough Tyrone B side the match was very tight through out with no more than 2 frames separating the teams, Tyrone in the final had 5 clearances from break which would really put any team under pressure first to 10. Leitrim Unfortunately lost 10-8, Well Done to the lads on making the final, all the team are eligible for the Under 23 competition for the next 2 years so an All Ireland could be on the way yet.