The first league match of the new season saw Owen Roes host Drumquin. The score at half time was 2-00 to 0-4 for the home side with Owen Roes pulling away to win in the end on a final score of 5-5 to 1-5.
Drumquin began well with a brace of early points but Kaitlynn Coyle hit the net on 24 minutes to get her side up and running. She added a second goal shortly after when she reacted quickest to a rebound from a Chloe Devine effort.
The Tones scored a further two points before the break to leave the half time score 2.00 – 0.04 to Owen Roes.
Owen Roes started off their second half to a flying start with Kaitlynn Coyle hitting the top corner 43 seconds into the second half. Racheda Kelly then got on the score board with an excellent point which was soon followed by another point from Chloe Devine.
Drumquin got their first goal of the game midway through the half but found the Owen Roes defence a tough nut to crack with Tara Donaghey making an excellent block deflecting a goal-bound effort from Drumquin.
Drumquin’s keeper made several outstanding saves preventing the home side from adding to their tally. Owen Roes played some delightful football with Stacie Gilmore, Racheda Kelly and Kaitlynn Coyle outstanding. That trio combined to another score on the board from Racheda on the 15th min of the second half.
Kirstie Mc Fadden, who was superb throughout the game was selected as Owen Roes’ Player of the match. She managed to get her name on the score board getting 2 goals and a point to finish the game 5.05 to 1.05 Owen Roes.
Racheda Kelly for Caoimhe Barr (1st half)
Emer McAleer for Tara Donaghey (2nd half)
Jenna Porter for Chloe Devine (2nd half)
Leah Boyle for Ellen McGonigle (2nd half)
Ciara Kennedy for Kaitlynn Coyle (2nd half)
Maya Philips for Kirstie Mc Fadden (2nd half)
Alana Devine for Staice Gilmore (2nd half)
Michelle Christy for Clodagh Devine (2nd half)
Elly Mae Duncan Buchanan for Orlagh Gormley (2nd half)
Caitlin Kelly for Sophie McGlynn (2nd half)
Shakira Kelly for Laura Devine (2nd half)
Strabane Sigersons defeated Pomeroy 4-13 to 4-1 with Michaela Moss top scoring with 3-8 and Crystal Crossan bagging the other goal.