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Thursday 22 August 2019

Adamstown under pressure

This women's Premier Division game played on St. Patrick's Day was of vital importance to both teams with the home side still in the hunt for the title and the visitors needing a point to give themselves a lifeline to avoid relegation.

East End United 2 Adamstown 1

Edwina Whelan gave Adamstown the lead after three minutes with Aine Lannon levelling for the home side in the first-half.

The game looked to be heading for a draw until Jenny Brennan scored from 25 yards three minutes into injury time to give East End all three points.

Killenagh Wanderers 3, Seaview United 1: The home side ensured their position in the Premier division and moved up to third place when they overcame Seaview 3-1.

East End United 6, Ajax Athletic 0: Premier side East End progressed to an MMI.ie Cup quarter-final meeting with Ferns when they overcame an Ajax side which can be very proud of its display

Goals from Niamh Bolger (two), Grace Brennan (two), Sabrina Walsh and Laura Walpole saw the home side through to the last eight.

New Ross Town 4, Cloughbawn A.F.C. 3: Town wrapped up runners-up spot in the Division 1 table when they overcame bottom club Cloughbawn by the odd goal in seven.

A Sinéad Ryan hat-trick and a goal from Sandra Murphy made up the New Ross tally while Chelsey Somers, Amy Banville and Tara Kennedy were on target for Cloughbawn.

Coolgreaney Celtic 3, Castledockrell United 0: Divisional champions Coolgreany are through to the final of the Michelle Coleman Cup after they eventually overcame Castledockrell United 3-0.

With 15 minutes to go the game was still scoreless but goals from Deirdre Healy and Karen O'Toole (two) put Celtic through to meet Kilmore in the final.

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