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Cork win out in competitive U16 clash

posted 13 Mar 2015, 13:29 by Kevin Holmes   [ updated 13 Mar 2015, 13:29 ]

Limerick 2-6 (1-4) Cork 3-13 (2-6)

Munster U16 A Camogie Semi-Final
Sunday 8th March at 2.30 pm in Mahon, Cork



Limerick’s U16s fell short against a strong Cork side in Mahon on Sunday in the Munster U16 A semi-final.

In the first half Limerick team performed well while playing against a strong wind, with a strong defence restricting the Cork attack, while the forwards converted a limited supply of possession to ensure that they went in at half-time only 5 points behind.

The wind was less of a factor in the second half and Limerick fought back to leave the score with 10 min to play Limerick 2-5 Cork 2-7.

Limerick had a few goal chances at this stage, which unfortunately weren't converted. While Cork finished strongly scoring 1-6 in the last 10 minutes to run out comfortable winners by 3-13 to 2-6.

Limerick will look to build on what was, despite the loss, a very positive performance as they prepare for a meeting with Tipperary in the final of the A Shield in two weeks time. On the same day Limerick’s B team will face Cork B in the U16 B final.

Limerick Scorers:
Dearbhla Egan 2-1, Liz Carmody 0-2, Leah Kelly 0-2, Clodagh Kelly 0-1.

Limerick Team:
1 Leah O’Carroll (Patrickswell), 2 Orla Ryan (Crecora), 3 Connie Sheehan (Templeglantine), 4 Alice O’Connor (Newcastle West), 5 Caoimhe O’Brien (Bruff), 6 Liz Carmody (Newcastle West), 7 Stacey Flynn (Templeglantine), 8 Sophie  O’Callaghan (Adare), 9 Leah Kelly (Newcastle West),  10 Áine Reynolds (Ahane), 11 Aoife Curtin (Templeglantine), 12 Laura Stack (Milford), 13 Rachel Considine  (Na Piarsaigh), 14 Dearbhla Egan (Crecora), 15 Clodagh Kelly (Newcastle West)

Substitutes:
Isabella Condon (Newcastle West) for Stacey Flynn, Orla Davoren (Crecora) for Aoife Curtin, Coara O’Brien (Patrickswell) for Áine Reynolds, Ciara Barry (Patrickswell) for Orla Ryan, Molly Hammersly (Cappamore) for Rachael Considine