Longford's Mercy Ballymahon Secondary School beaten in All-Ireland U-16 'B' Final

Syl Healy


Syl Healy



Mercy Ballymahon Secondary School beaten in All-Ireland U-16 'B' Final

Sarah Dillon on the attack for Mercy Ballymahon SS against St Angela's SS, Waterford in the All-Ireland Post-Primary Schools U-16 'B' Championship Final. Photo: Syl Healy

A final quarter revival wasn’t enough to get Mercy Secondary School, Ballymahon Junior girls back into contention in the All Ireland PPS ‘B’ Final against St. Angela’s Ursuline Secondary School, Waterford on Sunday.  

Lidl Ladies Football All-Ireland Post-Primary Schools Junior (U-16) ‘B’ Championship Final

St Angela’s Ursuline Secondary School Waterford . . . 4-12

Mercy Secondary School Ballymahon . . . 3-10

The game was played on the fine pitch at Clane GAA grounds, Co. Kildare in warm afternoon sunshine and in truth, the Ballymahon SS girls were under severe pressure throughout large periods of this fast flowing final.

MERCY BALLYMAHON SECONDARY SCHOOL: Blathnaid McDonagh; Caoimhe Lohan (0-1), Roisin Leen, Sinead O’Neill; Rebecca O’Kane, Clodagh Dillon (0-2), Muirinn Claffey; Petrina Carrigy,  Aisling McCormack; Ciara Healy, Ciara Mulligan, Zoe Guinnane; Ciara Foxe, Clodagh Lohan (1-2); Sarah Dillon (2-5).

Subs:- Julieann Moran for P Carrigy and Sophie Hogan for Z Guinnane (40 mins); Louise Lynn for Rebecca O’Kane (50 mins).

Full report in the Longford Leader, on sale next Wednesday