Clare goals prove the difference

Post date: Mar 24, 2014 9:49:20 PM

Limerick 0-6 Clare 3-5

Munster U16 A Shield Final

23rd March 2014 at 2pm in Martinstown

A second half goal blitz from Clare proved decisive as they beat Limerick by 3-5 to 0-6 in the Munster U16 Shield.

This was a very even contest in the first half with Clare having the aid of the breeze. Limerick opened the scoring and led by 2 points after 15 mins both scores being frees which were converted by Leah Riordan. Clare got their first score on 21 minutes from Regan Conway. They added 2 more points in the first half to lead by 1 point at the break 0-3 to 0-2.

Limerick drew level 3 minutes into the second half with another Leah Riordan free but Clare were starting to take control. Aoife Barry saved a Clare penalty after 7 mins but Clare scored 2 quick goals in the 9th and 10th minutes from Roisin Begley and Regan Conway. Leah Riordan got 2 points back for Limerick from frees in the 15th and the 17 mins.

Regan Conway extended Clare's lead with a free on 18 mins and followed up with a goal from play 3 mins later. In the final minutes Leah Riordan and Regan Conway exchanged frees as Clare ran out winners on score line of Clare 3-5 to Limerick 0-6.

Limerick Scorers: Leah Riordan 0-6 (6F)

LImerick Team: 1 Aoife Barry Murroe Boher, 2 Liz Carmody Newcastle West, 3 Marion Quaid Bruff, 4 Rachel Lacey Kileedy, 5 Sarah Corbett Newcastle West, 6 Aisling Scanlon Kileedy, 7 Saoirse Barry Murroe Boher, 8 Chloe O'Brien Ballyagran, 9 Leah Riordan Ballyagran, 10 Aoife Quinn Ahane, 11 Caoimhe O'Brien Bruff, 12 Ellana Mulcahy Kileedy, 13 Emily-Rose Mulcahy Kileedy, 14 Siobhan Tangney Croagh/Kilfinny, 15 Caoimhe Lyons Monaleen

Subs used. 19 Roisin O'Meara Ahane for Emily-Rose Mulcahy, 22 Fanie Carmody Treaty Gaels for Saoirse Barry.

Subs: 16 Emma Herbert Newcastle West, 17 Shannon Gillane Patrickswell, 18 Caileigh O'Reilly Ballybrown, 20 Emma Barry Patrickswell, 21 Cathy Maher Cappamore, 23 Aisling Doyle Monaleen, 24 Tanya Mc Namara Ballyagran, 25 Orla Ryan Crecora, 26 Dearbhla Egan Crecora, 27 Aoife Coughlan Crecora, 28 Sophie O’Callaghan Adare, 29 Aisling Coughlan Crecora