CAMOGIE : Nash goal helps Granagh to glory
Published 03/11/2003 | 00:11
GRANAGH B'GARRY 1-10 DAVITTS 1-6 Maire Uí Scolaí THREE was the magic number for Granagh Ballingarry of Limerick as they picked up their third All-Ireland Senior Club championship with a four-point victory against Galway champions Davitts.
Despite taking ten minutes to register their first point through Joanne Clifford, Granagh took a 0-6 to 0-2 lead into the interval.
The vital goal came ten minutes into the second-half when Meadbh Nash took a fine pass from Fiona Morrissey to finish with aplomb.
Two points from Eileen O'Brien put Granagh further in command, however they were made to sweat in the latter stages after a Lourdes Kavanagh goal gave Davitts hope.
SCORERS - Granagh: M Nash 1-0, E O'Brien 0-5 (4f), J Clifford 0-3, J Cullinane 0-1, V Sheehan 0-1(f). Davitts: L Kavanagh 1-4 (0-2 f), O Forde, M Kelly 0-1 each.
GRANAGH BALLINGARRY - B O'Brien; A McCarthy, L Leslie, M O'Gorman, K Burke, B Chawke, D Sheehan, M Collins, V Sheehan, J Cullinane, E O'Brien, A Sheehan, J Clifford, M Nash, F Morrissey.
DAVITTS - M Tynan; O Watson, R Broderick, L Fahy, F Pierce, A Broderick, L Flynn, A Kelly, Caroline Kelly, D Kelly, D Murphy, Cathriona Kelly, O Forde, L Kavanagh, M Kelly. Subs: A M Broderick for O Watson.
REF - A Derham (Dublin).
* TWO goals from Debbie Lundy helped Crossmaglen to their first All Ireland Junior Club championship title with a 2-5 to 0-6 victory over Offaly's Drumcullen.