On a cold but dry Thursday evening, Summerhill Ladies lined out against table-toppers St. Michaels in the Division 2 League in Summerhill.
Summerhill started out the scoring with a point from Jenny Rispin however St. Michaels came back with 3 consecutive points at 3, 4, and 5 minutes. Goalkeeper Louise Dunn from the home team successfully caught two high balls both at 9 minutes however St. Michaels came back with a point. Niamh Crowe in blue and yellow scored 2 points from frees. This was followed with another 2 points from St. Michaels, and one for Ciara Daly of Summerhill. The tension was rising in the match and Marian Farrelly of the red and blacks netted with 5 minutes to go, this was not unanswered as Ciara Daly netted as well with 2 minutes till the half time whistle.
In the second half, the home team started out with scoring with two goals from Jenny Rispin, one after each other at 8 and 9 minutes into the 2nd half. Summerhill continued with two points from Laoise Devlin, St. Michael’s one point, and after Niamh Crowe pointed a free from 30 yards out. The away team continued to fight and kicked over the bar. There was a flurry of goals, Julianne Scanlon in blue and yellow, Aoife Flattery and Leanne Lynch both from St. Michael’s got one each. The Red and black’s finished the scoring with a point to leave the full time score at 4:07 to 3:09 in Summerhill’s favour.
Date of Match:
Louise Dunn, Hannah Matthews, Megan Lyons, Jane Flynn, Maeve Gillespie, Andrea Pearle, Ciara Jackson, Kate Flynn, Clodagh Gillespie, Ciara May, Niamh Crowe, Ciara Daly, Olivia Comey, Jenny Rispin, Laoise Devlin.
Sophia Payne for Comey,
Julianne Scanlon for Daly,
Emily Davies for May