Derry in exciting draw away to Laois

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National Football League, Division 2: Laois 1-22 v 5-10 Derry
It was an exciting end to Derry’s game away to Laois on Sunday that ended with a flurry of points as the match ended in a draw.
Derry scored five goals during the match but Laois registered an impressive 22 points over the bar to counter Derry’s goalscoring.
The half-time score at O’Moore Park in Portlaoise was Laois 1-10 v Derry 2-06.
Laois led by three points as the game drew to a close, but Derry’s Sammy Bradley levelled the match with a goal.
But Laois hit three points and with only four minutes remaining might have done enough to see it out.
However, Derry’s Mark Lynch got a goal to tie it up, only for Laois to hit straight back and lead by a point – until a James Kielt point for Derry finally tied the game at full-time.
Meanwhile, Derry’s hurlers lost against London on Sunday in the early action at Celtic Park.
The full-time result in National Hurling League, Division 2A, was Derry 0-13 v London 0-16.


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