Sunday 19 November 2017

Cliffoney/Grange girls take home U-12 title

Cliffoney/Grange girls produced a brilliant second half performance to take the Community Games U.12 title at Ballisodare last Thursday.

A gallant Tubbercurry team matched the North Sligo girls all the way in an exciting first half and were unlucky to be 3-2 down at the interval.

But Cliffoney/Grange stepped up a gear after the break and quick-fire double by Sarah Kiernan put them firmly in the driving seat.

There was no shortage of goalmouth action in a thrilling opening to the game as Sarah Kiernan gave Cliffoney/Grange an early lead.

But Tubbercurry fought back with great determination to edge 2-1 ahead.

The closing stages of the first half brought further goals as Clara Mitchell and Emer Carroll hit the net to give the North Sligo girls the advantage.

Sarah Kiernan hit a double in quick succession to make it 5-2 and Cathy Harrison, Eadoin Feehily and Sarah Kiernan again got on the scoresheet in the closing stages.

CLIFFONEY/GRANGE: Lauren Gilmartin, Lorraine Oates, Marie Anne Kelly, Clara Mitchell, Emer Carroll (captain), Cathy Harrison, Sarah Kiernan. Subs: Eadoin Feehily, Orlaith Burke, Emer Cannon, Alanna Foran, Emer Messenger

Sligo Champion

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