26 Sept 2022

Longford Ladies Football SFC: Colmcille come out on top against Killoe

Droplink Ladies Football Senior Championship Group 2 - Round 3

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Shauna McCabe pictured in action for Colmcille against Killoe opponent Fiona Byrne. Action from the Ladies Football SFC clash at Emmet Park on Sunday Photo: Syl Healy

Colmcille recorded their first win in the 2022 Ladies Football Senior Championship when they had four points to spare over Killoe in Emmet Park on Sunday.  

Colmcille . . . 2-7    Killoe . . . 1-6

It was a second defeat for former senior kingpins Killoe in the group stage of the current championship campaign. 

After an indifferent first half display, Colmcille stepped up a gear to produce a strong display in the second half and deserved their win.

Both sides had lost to the reigning champions Longford Slashers in this group.

Killoe led by 1-4 to 1-2 at half-time but could only add two more points to their tally in the second half.

COLMCILLE: Ruth Jones; Karen Reilly, Mya Murtagh, Rebecca Murphy; Alisha Brady (0-1), Shauna McCabe, Emma McKeon; Grainne Reilly, Tara Esler; Kayla Brady, Shannon Bransfield, Michelle Farrell (1-1); Megan Jobe (1-3, 1f), Nessa Farrelly, Caroline Doyle (0-1).

Subs:- Sarah Macken (0-1, f) for K Brady (38 mins); K. O’Reilly for Karen Reilly (52 mins).

KILLOE: Rianne McGrath; Amber McGrath, Laura Gallagher, Ava Finnegan; Eimear Igoe, Emma Doris (1-0), Shona Rowley; Lizzie Brady, Maria Rehill (0-1); Darina McGoldrick, Dearbhla Kiernan, Anna McDonnell (0-4, 2f); Fiona Byrne, Aideen Mulligan, Dearbhla Duggan.

Subs:- Sinead Donohoe (0-1) for S Rowley (28 mins); Mia Shannon for D Kiernan (38 mins); Molly Clarke for D McGoldrick (49 mins); Anna Moorhead for D Duggan (52 mins); Emily McCarthy for E Doris (60 mins).

Referee: John Cullen (Mostrim).

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