07 Oct 2022

Ciara Grant off and winning with Hearts as new SWPL season begins

Hearts came from behind to defeat Partick Thistle with Letterkenny woman Grant, a summer recruit from Rangers, making her debut for the Jambos

Ciara Grant off and winning with Hearts as new SWPL season begins

Ciara Grant made her Hearts debut on Sunday.

Ciara Grant had a winning debut with Heart of Midlothian on Sunday.

Hearts came from behind to defeat Partick Thistle 3-1 at Oriam,

The Jambos trailed at half-time as Cara Henderson broke the deadlock.

However, an eleven-minute hat-trick from new Hearts striker Georgia Timms put the Jambos in control.

Timms, a summer signing from Lewes in England, scored in the 58th, 50th and 59th minutes as Eva Olid’s sign got the new season off to a winning start.

Letterkenny woman Grant started for Hearts having signed from Rangers, the defending Scottish Women’s Premier League champions, in the summer.

The 28-year-old Grant spent the latter half of last season at Rangers, helping them to the SWPL title.

Previously, Grant, who is a qualified doctor and a Republic of Ireland international, played for UCD Waves, Raheny United, Sion Swifts and Shelbourne.

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