Tuesday 24 April 2018

Clancy leads Lucan mauling

LUCAN SARSFIELDS 6-4
BURGESS-DUHARRA 0-2

Dublin camogie received a timely boost with Lucan Sarsfields' success at Cusack Park in the Division One final.

Goals win games and Lucan's ability to execute proved crucial.

A five-goal salvo in the first half -- the first three coming in the opening five minutes -- rattled Tipperary champions Burgess-Duharra.

The goalscorers in the first half were Sarah Boland (2), Aoife Clancy (2) and Amy Conroy to put Lucan 5-1 to 0-2 ahead at the interval.

Little changed in the second half as Burgess improved their performance but could not score, despite a spirited rearguard action.

The only goal of the second half went to Charlotte Rooney as Laura Morrissey and Orla Beegan added Lucan points to spark celebrations.

Scorers -- Lucan: A Clancy 2-1, S Boland 2-0, C Rooney, A Conroy 1-0 each, O Beegan 0-2, L Morrissey 0-1. Burgess: J Grace 0-2.

LUCAN SARSFIELDS -- J Ryan; N Power, A Flynn, A Gorman; N Byrne, C Rooney; A M Courtney, O Beegan; A O Connor, A Clancy, O Maloney; S Boland, L Morrissey, A Conroy, M Ward. Subs; A Greene for Boland, R Mulligan for Clancy, R Leonard for Ward, R Downes for Gorman, C Devereux for Rooney

BURGESS- DUHARRA -- C Burke; A O Halloran, G Gleeson, S Quigley; E Byrne, S O Donoghue, A Gill; A Seymour, J Grace; T O Brien, A Neylon; R Hodgins, C Maher, D Curtin, U Quigley.

Ref -- Fintan McNamara (Killanena, Co Clare).

Irish Independent

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