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Dublin U16 Ladies Footballers Get Leinster Campaign Off To Winning Start

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Winning Start In Leinster Championship For Dublin U16 Ladies Football Squad

Dublin U16 Ladies Footballers Got Their Leinster Campaign Off To A Winning Start With Victory Over Kildare

Dublin 1-11

Kildare 0-07

Dublin’s U16 Ladies Footballers got their Leinster championship off to a winning start following their 7 point win over Kildare on Saturday afternoon in Hawkfield.

Dublin lead at the break by 1-04 to 0-03 with Sarah O’Leary raising the green flag for the visitors.

Dublin settled well in the second half with their defence working hard to keep the Kildare forwards at bay.

A number of second half points from half forward Amy O’Brien pushed Dublin ahead of their Leinster rivals while centre forward Sarah O’Leary worked hard throughout the contest and ended the game with a personal tally of 1-04.

Overall it was an good performance by the Dubs over a hotly tipped Kildare side.

Dublin play Wexford next Sunday April 8th, with the venue and time to be confirmed.

 

Dublin Scorers:

 

Sarah O’Leary 1-04

Amy O’Brien 0-04

Rachel Fagan 0-01

Niamh Cummins 0-01

Caitlin Coffey 0-01

 

Dublin Team:

 

Abbey Shiels (Lucan Sarsfields), Ava Egan (Foxrock Cabinteely), Tammy Quinn (Thomas Davis), Julie Grimes (Naomh Olaf), Chloe Johnston (O’Dwyers), Lauren Young (Thomas Davis), Lucy O’Shea (Ballyboden St Enda’s), Kerri Owens (Thomas Davis), Shauna Buckley (Kilmacud Crokes), Rachel Fagan (St Finians,Swords), Sarah O’Leary (Foxrock Cabinteely), Amy O’Brien (Garristown), Aoife Coffey (Lucan Sarsfields), Niamh Cummins (Trinity Gaels), Caitlin Coffey (Castleknock).

 

Substitutions:

 

Karla Conway (Na Fianna) for O’Shea

Ellen Gribbin (Erin go Bragh) for A Coffey

Grace Dent (Ballinteer St Johns) for Fagan

Alannah Kelly (O’Dwyers) for Buckley.

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