Intermediate Championship Shield Final
Date: Sunday September 13th
Referee: Fergal O’Brien (Broadford)
Clarecastle/Ballyea 4-15 Éire Óg 2-12
Clarecastle/Ballyea had a well-deserved win over neighbours Éire Óg in the Intermediate Shield Final on Sunday afternoon. The opening quarter of the game was a tense and tight affair with both sides trading points. Elizabeth Russell was first on the scoreboard with a pointed free in the opening minutes which was soon cancelled with points from Doireann Murphy (2), Ria Flanagan (1) and Amie Wily (1). The townies responded with points from Orla Devitt and Alana McInerney, while Clarecastle/Ballyea replied with the first goal of the match from Hannah Mai Neylon and a point from Stella Quinlivan. Further scores from Murphy (1-3) and Wiley (0-1), ensured that the amalgamation remained in control at the break. Clarecastle/Ballyea started much stronger in the second half scoring 0-4 without reply following great play from Hannah Mai Neylon and Ria Flanagan. While Éire Óg notched up a further 1-4 it was Clarecastle/Ballyea eye for goals claimed them a dramatic victory.
Clarecastle/Ballyea: Suzie O’Shea, Hannah Dinan, Cathy Casey, Molly McMahon, Aoibhin Donnelly, Chloe Devitt, Carol Browne, Grace Russell (0-1), Ciara O’Dell, Stella Quinlivan (0-1), Dorieann Murphy (3-5), Hannah Mai Neylon (1-2), Amie Wiley (0-3), Lauren Tuohy (0-1), Ria Flanagan, (0-2)
Subs: Laura Carmody for Quinlivan
Éire Óg: Katie Malone, Sophie Hanna, Laura Brown, Aimee Daniels, Aoibheann Hahessy, Eva Whyte, Maria Redmond, Alana McInerney, Sarah Redmond, Orla Devitt, Ciara Kennedy, Amy Russell, Elizabeth Russell, Orla McMahon, Jodie Russell