22 Jan 2022

Longford Slashers U-18 ladies win Minor ‘A’ title

Longford Slashers U-18 ladies win Minor ‘A’ title

The delighted Longford Slashers U-18 ladies football squad pictured after beating Ballymahon/Forgney in the Minor 'A' Championship Final at Moran Park, Carrickedmond on Sunday last. Photo: Syl Healy

Longford Slashers won the Ladies Football Minor Championship title for the fourth year in a row when they beat Ballymahon/Forgney in the ‘A’ Final at Moran Park, Carrickedmond on Sunday last.


Ladies Football Minor ‘A’ Championship Final

Longford Slashers . . . . . 4-12     Ballymahon/Forgney . . . . 1-3

The stronger side throughout the game, Slashers had established a comfortable 1-8 to 1-1 lead at the break with the goal coming from Cara Shannon while Ciara Foxe found the back of the net for Ballymahon/Forgney.

Slashers pulled right away in the second half in adding another 3-4 to their most emphatic tally with Jessica Barry scoring two goals and she ended up with the impressive total of 2-6. Grace Shannon got the other goal for a slick Slashers side.

Scorers:- Longford Slashers: Jessica Barry (2-6), Cara Shannon (1-4), Grace Shannon (1-0), Aishling Smith (0-1), Eilish Kenny (0-1).  Ballymahon/Forgney: Ciara Foxe (1-3).

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