Clann Na nGael made it 2 from 2 with a hard fought win over Moylagh this evening in Moylagh.
Clann Na nGael opened the score with a point from Louise O’Connor in the 2nd minute, Orla Lally followed with a 2nd shortly after, Moylagh opened their score with a free in the 6th minute, Louise O’ Connor pointed again for Clann Na nGael midway through the half. Moylagh took over and scored 5 unanswered points from play dominating the 2nd quarter, just before half time Louise O Connor scored the 1st goal of the game, followed by a point from Moylagh putting the home side ahead by a single point at half time, 1-3 to 0-7.
Moylagh started stronger in the 2nd half by opening the score with a point in the 3rd minute, as with last weeks match Louise O Connor scored a point from play followed by her 2nd goal. Clann na nGael’s 5th point came from a free taken by Laura Gilsenan. Moylagh again dominated the game and scored 3 points in succession. They were unlucky to lose their No. 14 due to injury and along with a strong performance from Ruth Sherlock & Caitlin Hamilton in the back line encouraged the visitors. With 5 minutes to go Laura Lally, making her debut for Clann Na nGael, scored a superb point from play, which spurred Clann Na nGael on. Louise O Connor followed with a point and ended the game with a goal in the 26th minute. With a minute to go Moylagh lost their 2nd girl with an injury following an awkward fall. As medical assistance was needed both sides agreed with the ref who blew full time.
Many thanks to Moylagh for the welcomed refreshments after the game.
Clann Na nGael: 1 Ciara McLoughlin, 2 Jennifer Cole, 3 Ruth Sherlock, 4 Caitlin Hamilton, 5 Martha Reidy, 6 Niamh Brogan, 7 Ellen Kate Markey, 8 Laura Gilsenan(0-1), 9 Orla Lally (0-1), 10 Nicole Kelly, 11 Shauna Tully, 12 Karen Fenton, 13 Aoife Finnegan, 14 Louise O’Connor (4-4), 15 Laura Lally (0-1), Sub Nicola Darby for K Fenton