Friday 22 September 2017

The game at a glance

Maud Annie Foley (Westmeath):

Scored four points and drove the Lake county forward from midfield.

Turning point

The sin-binning of Donna English after 49 minutes rattled Cavan to the core.

Talking point

Cavan will look back and wonder how they let a five-point lead slip.

What they said

Peter Leahy

(Westmeath joint-manager):

"Our girls don't know the meaning of the word beaten."

Adrian McGovern (Cavan manager):

"They got the goal, they got the breaks. That was the difference."

Match statistics

Wides: Cavan 9 (5); Westmeath 8 (5).

Frees: Cavan 15 (8); Westmeath 24 (12).

Yellow cards: Cavan 2 (B Boylan 35, D English 49); Westmeath 0.

What next?

Westmeath will play senior championship football in 2012. Cavan will play in the intermediate championship again next year.

Irish Independent

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