THE INISHOWEN LADIES LEAGUE got underway in the last week – here’s a roundup of the games.
U-14 – Clonmany Shamrocks 1 QPS 0
CLONMANY had a few chances at the start of the game with Aimee Porter and Katherine Doherty (Lackin) attacking strongly.
Quigley’s Point had a good chance with Saoirse McEleney breaking through but narrowly shot wide with the pressure of the defenders.
Both teams attacked well in the second half with the defences holding strong. In the 48th minute, with good build up play coming from Clonmanys midfield, Katelyn McDaid was released in on goal with a great lay off from Alana Doherty (Tim) and hit a thunderous shot past the Quigley’s Point keeper, Drew-Anne Rudden.
Quigley’s Point fought hard to level the game with great ambition from Mariah McColgan and Georgia Rudden. Clonmany held out to take the three points.[adrotate group=”62″]
U-14 – Cockhill 1 Buncrana Hearts 3
Cockhill and Buncrana played out a highly entertaining game on Thursday.
Hearts, the visitors, took home the points thanks to a 3-1 victory with goals from Brinna, Beth & Cliona Doherty. Cockhills goal scored by Louise Gallinagh. A special mention goes to young Molly Boyd in the Cockhill net who had a great game between the posts[adrotate group=”37″]
U-16 – Buncrana Hearts 2 Greencastle 7
BUNCRANA started brightly and went in front after five minutes when Leah McDaid scored from 10 yards. Greencastle came into the game after the goal and almost equalised when no.15 fired over from close range
Greencastle levelled the game when 15 scores after Buncrana switched off from a corner kick.
Greencastle went 2-1 when 10 scored from close range after a mistake in the Hearts defence.
Greencastle went 3-1 up on 20 minutes when 9 scored.
Hearts pulled a goal back minutes later when Leah McDaid got her second goal of the game, but Greencastle resumed their lead when 9 scored after some good work down the left hand side.
9 got her third of the game after a break from the centre.
Greencastle went 6-2 up a few minutes into the second half.
Final score Buncrana Hearts 2-7 Greencastle
U16 – Sea Rovers 0 QPS 3
BOTH teams were evenly matched till QPS broke on 15 minutess when Jenna Doherty scored.
Sea Rovers forward Tara O’Connor came close a number of times but couldn’t find the target
QPS scored after a corner when Doherty scored her and her team’s second goal.
Rovers keeper Ciara Houghton was busy in nets and saved her team a number of times but Emma Doherty scored 15 minutess into the second half to make it QPS 3 Sea Rovers 0.[adrotate group=”43″]
Ladies – Sea Rovers 0 Clonmany 3
CLONMANY opened the scoring after ten minutes wen Mary Jane Doherty broke the Rovers defence.
Rovers keeper Noreen Duffy pulled of some fine saves.
Rovers Tara O’CConnor and midfielder Lisa Doherty created their own chances but couldn’t find the net.
Clonmany’s Yvonne McElhinney got their second. Both teams had a fair share of chances with Leanne McLaughlin and Kerri Stevens working hard on the wings for the home side, but Clonmany’s Colleen Kearney beat the defence to make it 3-0[adrotate group=”46″]
Ladies – Quigley’s Point 2 Rasheney Ladies 1
THE first half produced no clear cut chances with Rasheney having most of the possession but failed to test the Quigley’s Point Swifts goalkeeper.
QPS made one change at half time with Anna Ryan replacing the injured Caoimhe McColgan. Rasheney started the second half the sharpest, testing Cody Anderson in the QPS nets.
Following a period of sustained pressure Rasheney took the lead. A corner kick was not cleared by the QPS defence and it fell to the feet of Rasheney’s Tara Doherty who struck the ball low and hard into the QPS net.
QPS began to get more control of the ball and began to attack the Rasheney goal. A QPS corner kick was not dealt with by the Rasheney defence. It fell to the feet of Leah McGonagle who crossed the ball to Maria McColgan at the back post and she fired home.
QPS substitute Jenna Doherty received the ball in her own half and went on a fantastic run up the right wing, beating a number of Rasheney players and passed to Carrie McCallion. She crossed the ball into Anna Ryan who put the ball into the net for the winner.Tags: