Crossabeg-Ballymurn claim final spot

Published 28/07/2015 | 00:00

Crossbeg-Ballymurn hosted Castletown in the Under-14 ladies' football Division 2 semi final on Thursday, and the home side reached the decider with a 4-19 to 1-8 win.

Despite the scoreline this was an entertaining and competitive game.

Castletown can hold their heads up high as they tried up to the final whistle, but the Crossabeg-Ballymurn forwards took their chances very well while their defenders really played as a tight unit to keep Castletown at bay.

And when Castletown did manage to get through on goal, Sarah Nolan made three outstanding saves and even stopped a penalty in the second-half.

The final is due to be played on August 16.

Crossabeg-Ballymurn: Sarah Nolan; Kate Maher, Cathríona Cullen, Lucy Walsh; Aisling Foran, Lauren Doyle, Polly Frost; Ava Kelly, Leah Scallan (0-5); Amy Fortune (1-4), Amy Whelan (1-4), Anna Nolan (0-1); Aisling Fanning, Chloe Kavanagh (2-3), Róisín Fortune (0-2). Subs. - Sarah Downes, Orla Culhane, Mary Moran, Leah Doran.

Castletown: Doireann Cullen; Caoimhe Spencer-Hobbs, Orla Hoey, Ava Pierce; Joan Fleming, Tara O'Leary, Olive McGarry; Eimear O'Hagan (1-1), Susan Boyle; Niamh Taylor-Hughes (0-2), Bethany Renwick (0-1), Sarah Gleeson; Lauren Spencer (0-1), Muireann Fitzpatrick (0-3), Megan Cullen. Subs. - Eimear Goland, Emily Kavanagh, Orla Spencer, Jean Condren, Annabel Kavanagh, Stacey O'Donoghue.

Referee: John Denton (Faythe Harriers).


Junior 'B' championship (7.30 p.m.): Glynn-Barntown v. Crossabeg-Ballymurn; Gusserane v. Bannow-Ballymitty.

Under-14 Division 1 shield semi-finals (7.30 p.m.): Taghmon-Camross v. St. James'; St. Martin's v. Clonard.

Under-14 Division 2 shield semi-final (7 p.m.): Gusserane v. Sarsfields; Adamstown bye.

Under-14 Division 3 championship semi-final (7 p.m.): Glynn-Barntown v. Clonee.

Under-14 Division 3 shield semi-finals (7.30 p.m.): Kilanerin v. Starlights; Ballygarrett v. Fethard St. Mogue's.


Junior 'B' championship (7 p.m.): Shamrocks v. Blackwater.

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