Hail the double champions! Longford Slashers put John West Féile na nGael All-Ireland hurling titles back-to-back

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Hail the double champions! Longford Slashers put John West Féile na nGael All-Ireland hurling titles back-to-back

Cork GAA Chairperson Tracey Kennedy presenting the John West Féile na nGael Division 9 trophy to the victorious Longford Slashers squad

Longford Slashers are celebrating this evening after they put John West Féile na nGael All-Ireland hurling titles back-to-back with a famous victory over Cork opponents St Mark's, 3-3 to 1-1, in today's Division 9 Final in the Rebel County. 

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Longford Slashers defeated Ballycastle Gaels in the penultimate round and they were unbeaten throughout the group series of the competition. It is their second year in succession to capture the Division 9 crown. 

The triumphant squad, mentors and supporters will be welcomed home this evening at a function in the Longford Arms Hotel. 

Round 1: Longford Slashers 2-1 Croke Rovers 2-1 

Round 2: Longford Slashers 2-4 Myshall (Carlow) 1-1 

Round 3: Longford Slashers 2-3 St Mark’s 0-4 

Quarter-final
Longford Slashers 5-6 St Feichin's 0-2

Semi-final
Longford Slashers 2-2 Ballycastle Gaels 0-0

Final score
Longford Slashers 3-3 St Mark’s (Cork) 1-1

Also read: Longford Slashers savour fantastic Féile na nGael double glory in 2018