Dessie Dolan announces retirement
There was no luck for local sides in the AIB Leinster club SFC semi-finals over the weekend.
A strong second-half display saw Eire Og of Carlow overcome Portlaoise at TW Hire O'Moore Park on Saturday night running out the 2-11 to 1-6 winners in the end.
Then yesterday Ballyboden St Enda's were too strong for Garrycastle at TEG Cusack Park in Mullingar winning by 3-14 to 0-12.
After the game Garrycastle and Westmeath legend Dessie Dolan announced that he was retiring from the game after a career going back over 20 years: