Ulster Schools, with a team consisting entirely of Donegal girls, were out of luck in the FAI Schools’ U-15 Girls Interprovincial tournament held at Athlone Town FC last week.
Leinster were the eventual winners, edging out Connacht in the decider. The Ulster girls lost their opening two games against Leinster and Connacht before winning their final game against Munster.
Munster 0-1 Ulster
These two teams went into the final game in search of a win following narrow misses in their previous two encounters. This game served up a mouth watering tie as both teams went all out for a win.
It was end to end action in the penultimate game of the three day series. Very little was between the sides as the game came to a close. It took a screamer of a free kick from the Crana College student Alison McGonagle to see the points go Ulster’s way.
ULSTER: Amy Canning (Moville Community College), Aoife Page (Deele College), Caoimhe Walshe (Mulroy College, Milford), Emma Doherty (Moville Community College), Lianne Boyce (Mulroy College), Eimear Reddin (Moville Community College), Zoe McGlynn (Deele College, Raphoe), Roma McLaughlin (Moville Community College), Shania McGonagle (Carndonagh Community School), Alison McGonagle (Crana College, Buncrana), Amanda Callaghan (Mulroy College), Laura Creggan (Carndonagh Community School), Orla Friel (Garimscoil Chu Uladh), Erin Coll (Deele College), Erica Wilson (Deele College), Zoe Green (Mulroy College), Aoife McColgan (Carndonagh Community School)
Management: Jerry Casey (Crana College), Maria Ryan (Mulroy College, Milford), Emma Duffy (Loreto Secondary School, Letterkenny)
Munster 1-2 Connacht
Leinster 2-1 Munster
Connacht 3-0 Ulster
Munster 0-1 Ulster
Connacht 0-1 Leinster
Points: Leinster 5, Connacht 4, Ulster 2, Munster 0
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