Drumragh senior ladies beaten in championship

Drumragh senior ladies before their championship game against Cappagh


Drumragh senior ladies were knocked out of the championship by Cappagh on Saturday.

The home side performed well in the first half and had built up a good lead by half-time.

But it was Drumragh who opened the scoring with Neamh Woods splitting the posts having exchanged passes with half-forward Grace O’Neill.

Cappagh responded with their first goal and added a number of points as the half progressed. The defence were under pressure with Clodagh Loughran and Joanne Barrett impressing for Drumragh.

Drumragh got in for their goal with Kathryn Donaghey reacting quickest to put the ball in the back of the net after Sorcha McKenna’s initial shot was saved.

Three further points saw Cappagh’s lead increased and they scored their second goal in injury time.

Drumragh captain Neamh Woods with her Cappagh counterpart and the referee ahead of throw-in

Neamh Woods scoring a great point at the start of the second half with Cappagh answering back with a number of points.

Beth Donaghy kicked two frees while Josephine Quinn also pointed after a patient build-up involving Eva McCaul and Coblaith McKenna.

Cappagh, however, finished the game strong, hitting a third goal and adding another three points.

Scorers: Kathryn Donaghey 1-0, Neamh Woods 0-2, Beth Donaghy 0-2 Josephine Quinn 0-1

Team: Julieanne Quinn, Claire McGread, Clodagh Loughran, Edel Meenagh, Rachel Cleary, Joanne Barrett, Shannon Starrs, Coblaith McKenna, Josephine Quinn, Beth Donaghy, Kathryn Donaghey, Grace O’Neill, Neamh Woods, Eva McCaul, Sorcha McKenna
Subs: Aoibhinn Gallagher, Caoimhe McCarron, Claire McLaughlin, Emma-Cait Gallagher


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