Easkey are back to back Connacht Junior Hurling Champions.

They won a thrilling game in Bekan today at the Connacht GAA COE.

At half time, Easkey were leading by 0-4 against Galway champions Ballinasloe.

Easkey now march on to the All Ireland semi final, hoping to make another national final.

Andrew Kilcullen hit 1-11 on the day including a penalty in the first half.

Jimmy Gordon was praised with a last minute save to prevent a draw.

Cathal O’Hanlon was one of the impressive players on the day for Ballinasloe, keeping them in touch with some important scores.

Full time score from the Connacht GAA COE in Bekan:

Easkey 1-18 Ballinasloe 2-12


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