On April 17th Shelmaliers LFC junior team began their championship campaign in Hollymount versus Ballygarrett.
The Shels got off to a good start leading 1-2 after five minutes to no score. Ballygarrett found their feet and clawed back at the Shels lead to be trailing by only one point at half time. Ballygarrett continued their strong challenge at the start of the second half with Shels relying on the experience of Mag Doherty and Michelle Murphy to claim back the lead in the last 10 minutes to win Shels 6-08 to Ballygarrett 4-06. There were strong performances from Aideen Fitzgerald and Fiona Cullen as well as in impressive display from our youngest panel member Megan Scallan.
Scorers: Michelle Murphy (4-02), Niamh Doyle (1-01), Caroline Curran (1-01), Mag Doherty (0-3) and Cliodhna Flynn (0-02).