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Minor Ladies Round Two Wrap Up
Omagh made the trip to Moy and came away with a convincing win following a good all round team display. The St.Endas played against the wind in the first half but still led 2-11 to 1-6 at the break. The winners defence had stars in Poppy Fox, Meabh McGlinchey and Aisling Kelly while keeper Eimear Strain made a number of great saves. Omagh continued to keep the scoreboard ticking over in the second half against a nettling Moy side. Emer McCanny top scored for Omagh with 2-6 to her name with Aine Cunningham 1-4, Claire O’Brien 2-0, Aine Strain 2-0, Aisling Kelly 0-4, Eimear Cunningham 0-3, Emma McCrossan 1-0, Shauna Keyes and Eimear Kelly all on target as well.
Moortown made home advantage count against Trillick. Amy McGinn hit 2-2 for the St.Macartans, Shauna McGurren got 1-4, Soifra Gallagher and Fionnola Daly scored a goal each and Mya Williamson, Orlagh Donnelly and Emma McGinn supplied a point each.
Errigal Ciaran emerged victorious over Edendork at Dunmoyle. Goals from Ciara and Eimear Quinn helped provide the platform for the win. Hannah McCarney and Niamh Quinn were strong in the Errigal Ciaran defence while the hard working Sarah Quinn chipped in with two points. Alanna McGeary got a hat trick of goals for the visitors with Ella McCaffrey 4, Bronagh Moohan 2, Catherine Moohan, Eva Cullen and Katie Cullen their other scorers. Clara Doherty pulled off some brilliant blocks in the Edendork defence while their keeper Rebecca Heagney Walsh made five fine saves.
St.Macartans returned home empty handed from their trip to Father Devlin Park to play Donaghmore. The home side had early points from Anna Campbell, Niamh McCormick and Tess McDonnell to give them an advantage that they were never to lose. Cara Hamill then got Donaghmore’s first goal and they tagged on points from Lauren Kirby and Campbell to lead 1-8 to 0-2 at the interval. In the second half Kirby and Aoife McCormick had goals for the home side as they emerged comfortable winners in the end. Rhianne Monaghan 1-1, Ella McCarroll 1-0, Alana McGurk and Shannon Byrne were the scorers for the visitors.
Killeeshil lost out to a strong Coalisland side at Father Campbell Park. Despite the defeat the St.Marys had strong displays from Emily McKenna, Mairead McCann and Shannon Nugent while their scores came from Lisa Traynor 1-1, Cara McCoubrey 2, Kayleigh Bell, Zarah Fearon, Liane Mulgrew, Caoimhe Gormley and Rachel Nugent.
Goals won the day as Cappagh accounted for Castlederg on home soil with Cora McNamee, Shannon Patterson and Cara O’Neill all raising green flags for the home side.
Glenelly proved too strong at home to Cookstown. The home side played against a strong breeze in the first half and they trailed 1-4 to 0-3 at the break, Eabha Coyle with the Cookstown goal. Ruby McGarvey played well in defence for Glenelly as did Sarah Coyle and Erin O’Neill in defence. In the second half the winners got on top with Shauna Cassidy playing well in midfield and the forward line making the most of any opportunities that came their way. Kerri McGlone top scored for the winners with 0-9 to her name, Bree McBride got a brace of goals and there were two points each for Claragh Mossey and the Daly twins Erin and Ellie. Deirbhile Canavan and Lana Sheehy were among the points for the Father Rocks with Darcey Hamill and Mary Kate O’Neill playing well in defence and Taylor Darragh working hard up front.
Galbally made it two wins out of two but they had to pull out all the stops away to Sperrin Og. The Pearses got early goals from Aisling Cush and Caitlin Quinn but the hosts fought back to get on level terms by the break with the help of a few scores from Molly Clarke. Rachel Kelly got a goal in the second half and was among the points as was Eilis Tally, Cush and Leanna Corrigan. Apart from Clarke the home side also had good performances from Laoise Teague and Eimear Treacy.
Fintona also have a full quota of points after two outings as they accounted for Drumragh at home. It was another good defensive display from the winners with Nicole McElhatton, Cora Lagan and Rosie McCabe all impressing with their work rate. Aaoife McGillion and Grainne Cassidy hit a large percentage of their scores but the movement and support play was the biggest factor in creating openings as Lucy O’Flaherty and Niamh McMenamin helped keep the Drumragh full back line busy. McGillion and Cassidy hit 2-3 each for the winners with Aoife Wilson 2-0, O’Flaherty 1-1, Aoife O’Neill 2 and Erin Harvey their other scorers on the night. Aine MacRory made a couple of great saves in goals for Drumragh while Genevieve Norris and Cara Kerlin played well in defence and Caoimhe McCarron and Iona Mills played well up front. McCarron top scored for the Sarsfields with 2-2 to her name Norris got 1-1 with Rihanna Mullin 1-0 and Rihanna Barrett getting their other scores.
Strabane got the better of Aghyaran in a close encounter at Sigerson Park, 4-11 to 3-9 the final scoreline. The Sigersons led by three points at halftime but Aghyaran replied in the second half to reverse that. It was only in the last ten minutes that Strabane made the game safe. Crystal Crossan 2-5, Niamh Coyle 1-3, Charlie Ann Corry 1-1, Riley Neeson and Blaithin Boyle were the scorers for Strabane. Kacee Goan top scored for the St.Davogs with 2-2 to her name, Natalie Dolan wasn’t far behind her with 1-3 while Cara Byrne got 0-3 and Caola Catterson a point.