Mourneabbey ladies Football 2013-05-15 09:51:00

Mourneabbey come close to League Final Win

Mourneabbey 1-10 Inch Rovers 2-11

Mourneabbey played Inch Rovers in the Senior League Final in Fermoy on Sunday 12th May. This was a very entertaining and competitive contest but Inch's experience proved too much for the Mourneabbey side.

Mourneabbey started well with the aid of a strong breeze and a point a piece from Roberta Harrington, Emma Forde and Brid O'Sullivan within the first ten minutes put Mourneabbey in the lead. Inch fought back and started to get some scores on the board. As halftime approached, Inch managed to get a goal and the score at half time was Inch Rovers 1-4 to 0-06 Mourneabbey.

There were some competitive exchanges during the second half and despite their best efforts, Mourneabbey conceded 1-3. Mourneabbey refused to lose sight of the game and fought back with great resolve to get within 4 points of the Inch team. A fine point from substitute, Kathryn Coakley, and goal from Doireann O'Sullivan reduced the deficit. However, Inch Rovers finished out winners at the final whistle. The final score was 2-11 to 1-10.

Mourneabbey Scorers: Doireann O'Sullivan 1-5, Emma Forde 0-1, Roberta Harrington 0-1, Brid O'Sullivan 0-1, Niamh O'Sullivan 0-1 and Kathryn Coakley 0-1.

Mourneabbey: Maebh O'Sullivan, Eimear Meaney, Cathy Ann Stack(Capt), Ashling O'Sullivan, Emma Coakley, Maire O'Callaghan, Sandra Conroy, Roisin O'Sullivan, Niamh O'Sullivan, Emma Forde, Brid O'Sullivan, Miriam O'Callaghan, Roberta Harrington, Doireann O'Sullivan, Laura Fitzgerald, Laura Crowley, Kathryn Coakley, Aoife Walsh, Anne Marie Ruby, Jolene Forde, Caoilfhionn Brophy, Grainne Twomey, Rebecca Larkin, Eimear Browne, Ciara O'Sullivan.

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