Ballyshannon Ladies lose out in Ulster final to Belfast College


Ballyshannon Ladies lose out in Ulster final to Belfast College

Colaiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon Ladies team

Coláiste Cholmcille, Ballyshannon's senior Ladies Gaelic team lost out in a high-scoring Ulster U-20 girls final at Garvaghey today.

Coláiste Cholmcille 6-7
St. Louise's, Belfast 4-19

The Ballyshannon side lost out to a St. Louise's team who finished really strongly in the final quarter.
Coláiste Cholmcille were a point ahead at the break, 3-5 to 1-9 and were level with 43 minutes on the clock, but then the Belfast girls hit 1-6 on the trot to making a winning break.
But this was a very good performance from the Ballyshannon College, who had very strong performances from Shelly Loughlin, Mary Flora Scott and especially Brianna Maher at full-forward, who notched four goals for his side.
St. Louise's were powered by three exceptional players in midfielers Emily Bannon and Katlyn Friars as well as centre half-forward Nicole Jones.
Coláiste Cholmcille's first half scorers were Mary Flora Scott with 1-2, Brianna Maher 2-0, Megan McEniff and Amy Hyndman 0-1 each.
In the second half there were points from Maeve Rooney, Niamh Hoey and Mary Flora Scott while Brianna Maher chipped in with two more goals.

COLÁISTE CHOLMCILLE: Bregeen Maguire; Rionach Sheerin, Lorna Matthews, Bronagh Kelly; Hilary Francis, Shelly Loughlin, Tia Farland; Anna Keon, Cait Gillespie; Amy Hyndman (0-1), Mary Flora Scott (1-3), Megan McEniff (0-1); Maeve Rooney (0-1), Brianna Maher (4-0), Niamh Hoey (0-1). Sub., Dearbhla O'Moore.

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