Tuesday 22 January 2019

Another cap for Claire

Wexford Youths Women's striker Claire O'Riordan made a late appearance from the bench as the Republic of Ireland put a turbulent week off the field behind them with a 1-0 win over Slovakia in Tallaght Stadium on Monday of last week.

The Limerick native came on in the 89th minute for Katie McCabe to earn another international cap under new head coach Colin Bell.

Stephanie Roche got the winning goal from the penalty spot for the women whose plea for more practical assistance and support from the FAI in achieving their goals attracted widespread media attention in the lead-up to the game.

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