Emer Heaney, pictured in action for the Longford ladies.
As expected the Longford ladies proved far too strong for Carlow as they cruised to a very easy win in the National League Division 4 semi-final at the Kinnity grounds, Co Offaly on Saturday.
Lidl Ladies Football National League Division 4 semi-final
Longford . . . 5-19 Carlow . . . 2-4
It was all over as a contest at half-time, at which stage Longford had built up a commanding 2-11 to 1-2 lead with Emer Heaney and Sarah Tierney scoring the goals.
And the one-way traffic continued on the changeover as Longford added a further 3-8 to their most emphatic tally.
Michelle Farrell (2) and Aisling Reynolds got the goals in the second half and James Daly’s side can now look forward to the National League Division 4 Final against Wicklow or Fermanagh on Sunday April 30 in their quest for promotion.
Longford scorers: Michelle Farrell 2-4 (two points from frees, one goal from free); Sarah Tierney 1-3, Emer Heaney 1-2, Aisling Reynolds 1-1, Aisling O'Hara 0-3, Aisling Greene 0-2, Ann Duffy 0-2, Mairead Moore 0-1, Anna McDonnell 0-1.