U14 Girls’ Gaelic team

On the 28th of February the u14s girls Gaelic team played Claremorris at home on a wet and windy day. Going into the game the girls knew it was a must win and they did not disappoint. From start to finish the girls worked hard on and off the ball while also showing their footballing ability. The girls played a very intelligent first 30 minutes even while playing against the wind while also conserving energy for a big 2nd half performance additionally. The half time score was 2.08 -0.01.

The girls had more hunger and desire throughout the game winning every dual and battle. The full backline were solid from start to finish cutting out some dangerous Claremorris attacks to evidently give Méabh Lavin a quiet game in goals. The halfback line showed its class with darting runs as well as intelligent marking giving the Claremorris girls no space for success. The midfield duo of Robyn McKeon and Lucia McDonnell worked well together throughout. An overall superb performance from all the girls involved but a special mention must go to Searlaith Dillion who scored 1.10 on the day while running the show from the half forward line with powerful running and fabulous kicking!!! Searlaith had a conversion rate of 100% on this particular day out. We hope her fabulous form continues!!! The forward line combined very well with some slick movement and pin point passing opening up the space for our sharp shooters to kick scores from all areas of the pitch. Full time score 5.15- 0.02. The girls now look forward to more upcoming fixtures in the next couple of weeks.

Team And Scorers

M.Lavin, A.Horgan, A. Dooney, M.Sharkey, K.Donovan, R.Brett,A.Gilligan, R.McKeon(0.01), L.McDonnell(1.00), A.Conway(1.01), L.Cogan(0.01), S.Dillion(1.10), Z.McDonagh(0.01), G.Corrigan(1.00), G.Henry(1.01)

Match Report: Grace McDermott

On Friday March 8th St Nathy’s played host to Charlestown in a must win game. Charlestown were undefeated to date. After winning the toss the team made the decision to play with the strong breeze and took full advantage of this, leading at the break with a score of 1-6 to 2 points.

In what was a very defensive match Nathy’s managed to hold on against a strong second half performance by Charlestown to come out winners on a score of 1-8 to 1-6

In the last match of the group stages,we faced Kiltimagh. After a few misplaced efforts Nathy’s found their shooting boots and built up an unassailable lead by the end of the first half. The girls ended up top of the group and will now face Ballinamore Community School in the next round.


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