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U15 girls have hearts broken again by North

IRELAND'S Under-15 Girls Schools side suffered final-day Bob Docherty Cup heartache against their Northern counterparts for the second year in a row.

Jason Carey's side were unable to cap an exciting week in Dublin before the Easter break with title success as they were beaten 2-1 in their final game.

Despite following up their narrow penalty shoot-out victory over a Metropolitan Girls League selection with an historic win against England, Ireland were ultimately denied glory by another familiar foe.

Defeat in last year's final game in Wales also cost Ireland the title. Despite Ferrybank's Zoe Power reducing the North's two-goal lead at the AUL Complex, the visitors held on for victory yet again.

The two previous victories did ensure that Ireland finished runners-up for the second consecutive year and will hope to make it third-time lucky next time.

IRELAND U15s: Brooke Dunne (Holy Family SS, Newbridge), Keeva Keenan (St Michael's SS, Finglas), Courtney Higgins (Coláiste Dhúlaigh PP School, Coolock), Lauren Kealy (St Wolstan's CS, Celbridge), Zoe Power (Abbey CS, Ferrybank), Emma Byrne (Jesus & Mary College, Our Lady's Grove), Roma McLaughlin (Moville CC), Savannah McCarthy (Presentation SS, Listowel), Megan Connolly (Christ the King Girls' SS, Cork), Sarah Jane McDonald (Moville CC), Megan Lynch (St Finian's CC, Swords), Chloe Murphy (Holy Family CS, Rathcoole), Aoife Walsh (Dominican College, Taylor's Hill, Galway), Danielle Caldwell (Davitt College, Castlebar), Evvie Lowndes (Coláiste Iognáid, Gaillimh), Lucy Ashmore (St Gerald's School, Bray), Eleanor Ryan Doyle (St Joseph's College, Lucan), Nicole Gordon (Carndonagh CS).


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