Division Four Football League: Antrim 1-10 0-12 Wicklow

CJ McGourty
CJ McGourty hit 1-6 for Antrim in their crucial win over Wicklow

Antrim footballers set up a Division 4 promotion decider with Offaly next weekend after edging out Wicklow in a tense game at Corrigan Park on Sunday.

CJ McGourty hit 1-6 as Antrim moved into a 1-10 to 0-9 lead but Wicklow hit three late points to leave Frank Fitzsimons's Saffrons holding on.

Antrim looked in a degree of trouble as Wicklow led 0-6 to 0-1 but the Saffrons hit four points before half-time.

McGourty's goal moved Antrim four ahead with 10 minutes left.

Longford are guaranteed a promotion spot after their 0-13 to 0-10 win over Offaly who will have another chance to book their Division 3 place in next weekend's game against the Saffrons at Tullamore.

Offaly have a superior scoring different to Antrim so a draw will see the Leinster county clinching promotion.

Fitzsimons says next weekend's contest will effectively be a "final" for his side.

"We're very, very pleased with today's result. We knew Wicklow would be a tough test for us," said the Antrim manager.

"CJ scored a real poacher's goal for us but everybody knows that CJ is a top-class forward."

Football League results


Division One

Cork 2-07 0-12 Mayo

Kerry 0-10 1-11 Monaghan

Donegal 1-13 0-06 Tyrone

Division Two

Roscommon 1-10 1-14 Galway

Division Three

Wexford 0-07 1-12 Fermanagh

Tipperary 0-15 0-13 Sligo

Limerick 2-10 1-05 Clare

Division Four

London 5-06 2-15 Waterford

Antrim 1-10 0-12 Wicklow

Carlow 0-06 1-12 Leitrim

Longford 0-13 0-10 Offaly


Division One

Dublin 0-08 0-04 Derry

Division Two

Laois 1-09 1-12 Kildare

Cavan 1-08 1-03 Westmeath

Down 0-10 2-11 Meath

Division Three

Armagh 0-10 0-08 Louth

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