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League wrap: Tipperary shock Donegal as Galway beat Monaghan
Last Updated: 10/02/19 4:43pm
Tipperary's shock win over Donegal was the standout result of Sunday's Allianz League action.
Meanwhile, Galway returned to ways as Roscommon and Tyrone shared the spoils in Division 1.
Monaghan 0-11 Galway 1-9, Division 1
The meeting of last year's two beaten All-Ireland semi-finalists at Iniskeen saw Galway take the two points on offer. The westerners set up defensively in the early stages, as it was the Farney who took a slender one-point lead in with them at half-time.
However, the Tribesmen kept fighting, and a Johnny Heaney goal with ten minutes to go gave the visitors a 1-9 to 0-7 lead which ultimately proved insurmountable.
Roscommon 1-10 Tyrone 1-10, Division 1
Tyrone scored 1-4 without reply late on to earn a draw and pick up their first points of the Division 1 campaign.
The Rossies were looking to make it two wins on the bounce, as they hosted the Ulster side in Dr Hyde Park. The Red Hands' early season woes seemed to be continuing, as Roscommon mounted a 0-10 to 0-6 lead at the break, with Kerry native Conor Cox kicking three points.
However, last year's All-Ireland finalists fought their way back into the tie, coming back from 1-10 to 0-6 down to force a draw.
Tipperary were the story of the afternoon in Division 2. The Premier, who are missing several big names due to injury, hosted 2018 Ulster champions Donegal. With Declan Bonner's side hot favourites for promotion, Tipp mounted a late comeback with a Liam Casey goal to upset the odds.
Meanwhile, Clare beat Munster rivals Cork, 3-13 to 1-10, and the Rebels are now in real danger of relegation. Meath bounced back from last week's loss in Ballybofey as they beat Armagh 2-13 to 0-13.
John Sugrue's Laois charges overcame Sligo in a high-scoring affair, winning 2-18 to 2-10. Louth beat Offaly 2-10 to 2-8, as Carlow suffered their first defeat of the campaign, to Longford, 1-11 to 0-9.
Leitrim and Derry continued their winning starts in the bottom division. The Connacht side beat Antrim 0-14 to 1-10, while Derry saw off Waterford 2-12 to 1-8 in Fraher Field.
Wicklow beat Limerick 2-12 to 1-8, and London trumped Wexford in Ruislip, 2-11 to 0-8.