Longford ladies made work hard for away win over Wicklow

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Longford ladies made work hard for away win over Wicklow

Emer Heaney, who scored the crucial goal for Longford in the win over Wicklow in the National League on Sunday last.

Longford ended their regulation National League campaign with another win, their seventh in a row, but on this occasion they faced tougher opposition than they had in their previous games with a testing time against Wicklow in Roundwood on Sunday last.

Lidl Ladies Football National League Division 4 - Round 7

Longford . . . 1-9    Wicklow . . . 0-9

The game was level early in the second half but Longford got the goal that proved to be crucial through Emer Heaney. Wicklow tried in vain to get scores and they did cut Longford’s lead but James Daly’s side were able to get important points in the closing stages to clinch the hard earned victory.

LONGFORD: Michelle Kilkenny; Aine O’Reilly, Leanne Keegan, Mairead Moore; Emer Heaney (1-0), Mairead Reynolds, Michelle Noonan (0-1); Jacinta Brady, Ailbhe McGowan; Aoife Darcy (0-1), Aisling Reynolds, Aisling O’Hara (0-1); Anna McDonnell, Michelle Farrell (0-3, 2f), Sarah Tierney (0-3).

Subs:- Monica Bannon, Aisling Greene, Ellie Columb, Catriona Moore, Aodhnait Casey, Megan Lynn, Niamh Darcy, Lauren Farrell, Aedin Mimnagh, Sinead Hughes, Aine Barry.