Dublin U16A’s team named for Leinster outing against Laois


The Dublin U16A’s will be looking to bounce back from their opening round loss to Wexford

A Hurl with We are Dublin on it and a sliotar resting against a tree to signify the Dublin U16A’s team announcement

Manager Rachel Rogers has named her Dublin U16A’s team to face Laois in the second round of the Leinster Camogie championship tomorrow afternoon at 2pm in Colt GAA.

There are four changes to the Dublin starting side which lost to Wexford in round one, Sophie Dempsey replaces Rachel Peters in goal, Maebh Bolger is named in place of Charlene Sone Lenou, Sadhbh Ní Bhuachalla is named at six with Rachel Johnson dropping to the bench and Aoife Kane comes into the corner forward slot in place of Davina Strumble.

The Dublin U16A’s will know they underperformed the last day out, yet despite that Dublin showed glimpses of what they are capable of when in full flow and that first round game will stand to them in terms of match fitness going into tomorrow’s must win game.

Dublin U16A: 1. Sophie Dempsey (Naomh Olaf), 2. Jess Hughes (Ballyboden St Endas), 3. Ella Walsh (Naomh Barrog), 4. Maebh Bolger (Kilmacud Crokes), 5. Éile Caffrey (Naomh Jude), 6. Sadhbh Ní Bhuachalla (Lucan Sarsfields), 7. Nessa Bolger (Kilmacud Crokes), 8. Orla Keighran (Naomh Jude), 9. Ciara Kelleher (Ballinteer St Johns), 10. Mae Duignan (St Brigids), 11. Chloe O’Shea (Lucan Sarsfields), 12. Charlie Murphy (Ballyboden St Endas), 13. Niadh Mooney (Naomh Peregrine), 14. Gemma Connolly (Fingallians), 15. Aoife Kane (Clontarf).

Dublin Substitutes: 16. Rachel Peters (Kilmacud Crokes), 17. Katie Byrne (Ballinteer St Johns), 18. Davina Strumble (Commercials), 19. Éabha Gannon (Kilmacud Crokes), 20. Éadaoin Sheehy (Commercials), 21. Charlene Sone Lenou (Naomh Olaf), 22. Rachel Johnson (Lucan Sarsfields), 23. Seodhna Ni Riain (Naomh Olaf), 24. Emma O’Donnell (Kilmacud Crokes), 25. Madeline Roe (Na Fianna), 26. Ailbhe Ní Ghairbhí (Kilmacud Crokes), 27. Sinead Kelly (Kilmacud Crokes), 28. Isabel Cuffe (Lucan Sarsfields), 29. Ruth Cosgrave (St Vincents), 30. Susie Dalton (Naomh Olaf).