Westmeath Fight Back To Secure Championship Opening Draw Against Offaly

Westmeath recovered from a strong Offaly start in Mullingar to retrieve a draw.

Westmeath and Offaly had to settle for a share of the spoils after they played out a draw in their Leinster Championship opener.

It was Greg Farrelly's side that enjoyed better of the first half exchanges.

Emma Hand and Ellee McEvoy were on the mark with 1-3 each in the first thirty minute period.

Leanne Slevin top scored for Westmeath with 0-7 while Karen Hegarty found the net but they needed Chloe Kelly point, coupled with a Slevin free to rescue a draw for the home side.

Elsewhere in the Leinster Senior Football Championship, Laois were beaten by Meath 3-11 to 1-7.

Our coverage is with thanks to Leahy Auctioneers,  Reynolds Commercials Athlone, and O’Briens Renault Mullingar.

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