Congratulations to the girls & their mentors on their fantastic victory
over St Martin’s yesterday evening in Hollymount 3-2 to 2-1 in the mini-league Final. A brilliant end to a great season of camogie. Team as follows: Aoife Doyle, Nicole Harding-Kenny, Catie Byrne, Amy O’Connor, Becky Halligan, Hannah Hearne 1-1 (1-0 play, 0-1 free), Ciara Banville, Andrea Fielding 2-1, (1-0 Free, 1-0 ’30 & 0-1 play), Aoibhe Murphy, Katie Feeney and Mai Ling Tynan. Subs: Beth Byrne, Sophie Byrne, Abigail Gillen, Erin Kehoe, Ciara McMahon, Caoimhe Parker, Lily Stoutt, Sophie Whelan and Nicole Gillen. Also Sinead Banville, Aoife Hearne, Ellie Doyle, Kate Murphy who were unable to attend.
It was a well battled game by both sides, alot of pressure on our defence, and St Martin’s opened the scores with a goal in the 15th minute. Ibar’s girls got back into the game when Andrea Fielding netted a well-taken free in the 18th minute, leaving both sides level. Andrea’s next score put her team ahead by a point from play after winning the Martin’s puck out. Ibar’s kept the pressure on Martin’s defence, great play from our forwards Mai ling, Aoibhe & Caoimhe who came on for Katie Feeney in the 16th minute, won Ibar’s a ’30, taken by Andrea who netted it, this gave a halftime score 2-1 to 1-0, after playing with a strong wind.
Ibar’s resumed the second half with some changes made by the mentors, the girls played very well, with Hannah Hearne increasing Ibar’s scores with a fantastic goal from play, after fine passing from her team mates Nicole & Becky. Martin’s got the next score, a point, and Sophie Whelan went on for M Tynan. Our defence kept up the great clearances from Catie Amy & Aoife, with great saves from Ciara Banville in goal. Hannah pointed a well-taken free, Erin Kehoe on for C Parker, Martin’s finished the scores with a goal, leaving the full time score 3-2 to 2-1. A well deserved victory for our U12 girls.
We played an extra 10 minutes to give all our subs namely, Beth Byrne, Sophie Byrne, Abigail Gillen, Ciara McMahon, Lily Stoutt and Nicole Gillen a run. These girls did fantastic and kept our lead with St Martin’s only scoring a point. Well done to all the girls, and thank you to Referee, umpires, Wexford Camogie Co Board, a big thank you to Team Manager Tom Tynan, his fellow mentors Angie Kinsella, Andy O’Connor, John Banville & Trish Fielding for all their hard work over the season, and finally a big thank you to the Parents for all their help and support, the girls are a credit to their Parents and the Club.
There is no U12 training on Monday, September 1st, due to U14 league semi-final v Rathnure, we wish them the best of luck.
Keep Monday, September 8th free as we will finish up our U12 season, more details to follow.