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Town to set up girls teams

Published 21/08/2013 | 05:28

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DROGHEDA Town FC is trying to revive girls soccer in the area again by setting up teams for the coming year.

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So, if there's any budding stars out there, hoping to follow in the footsteps of such Drogheda-born internationals as Christine Dyas, Grainne Kierans and Megan Campbell then just get in touch with the club.

Training did start last weekend with an open session and there's a further one on Saturday August 24th at St Oliver's CC from 11-12 noon. It's for girls born in 2000, 2001 and 2002. All welcome.

PLAYERS SOUGHT BY WALSHESTOWN

WALSHESTOWN are seeking under-16 players (born 1998) for the 2013-14 season. Contact Padraig on 086 8122197 of Frank on 087 2549107.

SHAUNA IN THE CHAMPIONS LGE

DROGHEDA girl Shauna Newman came on as a 78th-minute sub as Raheny United ended their Uefa Women's Champions League campaign with a 2-1 victory over Crusaders at Seaview last Tuesday.

The Newfield native, who is an Under-19 Ireland international, also played in Raheny's first-ever Champions League game, a 3-2 defeat by MTK Hungaria, the week before.

DULEEK KICK OFF WITH VICTORY

TWO goals from Anto Burke and one each for Joey Martin and Junior Francisco were enough to see Premier Division Duleek beat Abbey Celtic of Division two, with Martin Kelly grabbing a consolation for the away team.

Elsewhere, Barry McDonnell scored twice and Mark Mallocca and Darren Hoey added a goal each for Premier side Boyne Harps as they overcame Lourdes Celtic. Greg Fahy scored the only goal for the Division two outfit.

GEORGIE HELPS TO BEAT CELTIC

GEORGIE Poynton of East Meath United was part of the FAI Emerging Talent 1997 squad who were 2-0 winners over Celtic FC at Barrowsfield in Glasgow last Tuesday.

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