Saturday 3 December 2016

Courtney seals it for Donaghmoyne

Independent.ie Sportsdesk

Published 21/11/2016 | 02:30

Cora Courtney struck to secure yet another place in the decider. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile
Cora Courtney struck to secure yet another place in the decider. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Reigning champions Donaghmoyne called on all their resolve to overcome Cork's Mourneabbey in Fontenoy Park in this high-quality and nail-biting encounter.

Donaghmoyne 1-8 Mourneabbey 1-6

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The visitors led at the break, 1-4 to 0-5, thanks to a goal from captain Bríd O'Sullivan, but the Monaghan side battled back and started the second-half with Hazel Kingham finding the net.

Doireann O'Sullivan brought the sides level 12 minutes from time, but Caitriona McConnell and Cora Courtney struck to secure yet another place in the decider.

Scorers: Donaghmoyne: L Kerley 0-4 (3f), H Kingham 1-0, C Courtney 0-2, C McConnell 0-1, A Casey 0-1 Mourneabbey: D O'Sullivan 0-6f, B O'Sullivan 1-0

Donaghmoyne: L Martin; J Geogehan, S Courtney, A McElroy; H Kingham, F Courtney, J Courtney; A Casey, C Courtney; C McConnell, EMcElroy, R Courtney; L Kerley, N Callan, L Garland. Sub: R Finnegan for Garland (39).

Morneabbey: M O'Sullivan; E Harrington, C Ann Stack, A O'Callaghan; E Coakley, E O'Sullivan, E Meaney; M O'Callaghan, A O'Sullivan; K Coakley, B O'Sullivan, C O'Sullivan; E Jack, D O'Sullivan, S O'Callaghan.

Subs: E Land for A O'Callaghan (42), N O'Sullivan for E Jack (55).

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