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Dublin Intermediate Camogie Team Named For Relegation Play Off

By April 13, 2019 No Comments

Dublin Intermediate Camogie player in a sky blue jersey, navy skort and black helmet in action against Antrim, the Dublin Intermediates face a relegation play off against Carlow to secure their division 2 status

 

Littlewoods Ireland National Camogie League Division 2 Relegation Play Off

Dublin v Carlow

Sunday 14th of April

Venue: St Rynaghs GAA Banagher, Co. Offaly

Throw-In: 2pm

 

The Dublin Intermediate Camogie team has been announced for tomorrow’s vital Littlewoods Ireland National Camogie League Division 2 relegation play off against Carlow.

Dublin’s second adult team go into Sunday afternoons game having lost all 4 of their league games in group 3 of Division 2 to Antrim, Kilkenny, Laois and Derry.

With just a handful of players still involved with the squad which won the Premier Junior All Ireland title last September it’s been a tough rebuilding job and was always going to affect performances during the league.

It’s similarly been a tough league campaign for Carlow who also lost all four of their division 2 group 1 games against Meath, Tipperary, Cork and Down.

With Division 2 broken up into three groups and just one team facing relegation there was a need for a draw involving the three teams that finished bottom of each group.

Dublin, Carlow and Kerry went into the hat and Carlow and Kerry were drawn together with the loser to face Dublin and winners securing their Division 2 status for next season.

Kerry came out on top in a low scoring affair by 0-08 to 0-03 and Carlow now head into tomorrow’s game on the back of five straight defeats.

More worrying for the Carlow management has to be their lack of a scoring threat.

Their scoring return against Kerry of just three points wasn’t just a one off as it’s the third time during the league that they have managed that exact paltry return.

On the flipside Dublin haven’t exactly set the world on fire in relation to scoring returns either averaging just 6.5 points per game.

Dublin though defensively look the more solid unit and are difficult to break down, with Carlow struggling for scores it looks like it will be a long afternoon for their forwards.

To continue the progress that’s been made over the last two seasons its vital Dublin avoid relegation and hold on to their division two status, looking at both sides the Dublin Intermediates should have too much for Carlow and should see this one home with a few points to spare.

The game throws in at 2pm in St Rynaghs GAA club in Banagher Co. Offaly and there will be LIVE score by score updates on the We Are Dublin GAA Twitter account @wearedub

 

Dublin Intermediate Team:

 

1. Dara Cooke

Crumlin

2. Emily Browne

Naomh Jude

3. Deirdre Johnstone

Naomh Uinsionn

4. Niamh Gleeson

Na Fianna

5. Shauna McBride

Naomh Uinsionn

6. Orla Gray

Na Fianna

7. Muireann Kelleher

Naomh Uinsionn

8. Aoibhe Dillon

Naomh Mearnóg

9. Grainne Power

Naomh Mearnóg

10. Niamh Rock

Na Fianna

11. Sinead Wylde

Cuala

12. Kerrie Finnegan

Faughs Celtic

13. Evelyn Twomey

Naomh Uinsionn

14. Ciara Carolan

St Oliver Plunkett Eoghan Ruadh

15. Alix Buckley

Skerries Harps

 

Dublin Substitutes:

 

16. Georgia Plowman

Thomas Davis

17. Emma Gray

Na Fianna

18. Ciara Buchannan

St. Finians

19. Zoe Couch

St Oliver Plunkett Eoghan Ruadh

20. Laura Walsh

Naomh Mearnóg

21. Sinead Murphy

Cuala

22. Jules McDonald

St Finians

23. Emma Quinn

Erins Isles

24. Emma Johnson

Ballinteer St Johns

25. Louise O’Shea

Ballinteer St Johns

26. Lucy O’Connor

Kilmacud Crokes

27. Aoife Whelan

Castleknock

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