u14 Camogie Girls qualify for the County Final

The u14 Camogie girls qualified for the League Final this evening when they beat Craanford in the county semi-final in Hollymount.  The girls gave a great display to win the game on a scoreline 2-6 to 2-3.

The Ibars girls started the game in flying form.  However they had all the possession but were unfortunate for scores.  The first score came from Jesse Harding on the 10min mark, after two near misses of goals.  Craanford followed up with a point immediately from the puck out to even up the scores.  The next score came from a free after 15mins by Niamh Walsh.  This was followed by a goal from Craanford which was a deflection from a Ibars hurl which landed in the net. The first half ended with a great ground strike from the on rushing Leanne Corrigan that resulted in a goal.  Half time score 1-2 St.Ibars/Shels to 1-1 Craanford.

In the second half the Ibars girls were slow to get their rythem as Craanford scored a goal.  However the girls fought hard and followed up with two quick frees to even up the scores.  Following a great passage of play when Jesse Sinnott passed the ball across the sqaure for Jessie Harding to strike to the back of the net.  This was quickly followed by another two frees for the Ibars after two fouls.  Craanford finished strong however could only manage a point.

The Ibars girls dominated most of the second half, with the backs in flying form.  The back line was made up of Chloe Mahon flanked by Katie Lacey and Sadbh McCarthy and Lindsay Lannigan at center back flanked by Larah Campbell and Zoe O’Leary.   Niamh Walsh and Leanne Corrigan along with the half forward line of Roisin Doolin and Jessia Sinnott with Shauna Kelly in the center showed their determined and will to win.  The full forward line was made up of Jessie Harding full forward, Eleanor Lacey and Megan Murphy.  Jenniefer Murphy and Siobhan Doolin came on in hte full forward line at half time.  The rest of the panel was made up of Fiona Kinsella, Megan Scallan, Micheala Lanigan, Caoimhe Kenneally