Defending Triton Showers National Rally champion Sam Moffett was 46 seconds ahead of Joe McGonigle in the Sligo Stages Rally, taking the lead when this year’s two main title contenders crashed off the road on consecutive stages towards the end of the rally.

Moffett’s younger brother Josh, the rally leader at the time, was first to go, on the sixth of nine stages, while double champion Declan Boyle retired on the following stage, leaving runner up McGonigle to take over the points lead.

Johnny Jordan and Gary McNern had a great rally and were third overall on their Toyota Starlet.

There was a big Donegal entry.

For the full results see HERE

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