Cumann na mBunscol Final Reports- St Canice’s A, Clara, Conahy and Tullogher N.S. all claim final wins
by PRO on the 15th of June 2016
Cumann na mBunscol Roinn A Final
St Canice’s A 3-03 St Aidan’s Kilmanagh 0-03
Goals were the difference as St Canice’s A overcame a brave St Aidan’s side to claim the Cumann na mBunscol A tile on a 3-03 to 0-03 point score line.
In a low scoring first half, both side defences were on top and both sides were finding it difficult to break the deadlock. It was none the less a very exciting half will the skill levels of both sides being exceptional. It was St Canice’s who opened the scoring in the twenty third minute through a Amy Clifford goal when she gained possession thirty meters from goal cut through the St Aidan’s defence to tap home. Ruth Brannigan then tapped over a point to see St Canice’s edge the contest at half time 1-01 to no score.
St Canice’s continued there good run at the started of the second half and opened the scoring through a Amy Clifford point. St Aidan’s responded with two points of there own to cut the deficit to a goal. Lauren Ronan opened her sides scoring in the twenty ninth minute with a free, before Claire Doheny tapped over a well taken point from play in the thirty second minute. St Canice’s were determined that it was to be there day and got in for a match winning 2-01 on the trot. Faye Fennelly stated the run with a brace of goals in the forty fourth and forty sixth minutes before Ruth Brannigan tapped over a well taken point in the forty ninth minute. Lauren Ronan responded for St Aidan’s with a point in injury time but it was St Canice’s day and they held on to record a 3-03 to 0-03 point victory to clench the title.
Scorers- St Canice’s A- Faye Fennelly 2-00, Amy Clifford 1-01, Ruth Brannigan 0-02. St Aidan’s NS Kilmanagh- Lauren Ronan 0-02, Claire Doheny 0-01.
Teams: St Canice’s A- Fainche Pryal, Aisling Mullaney, Sophie Maher, Naomi Trait, Orla Flynn, Ellie Peter, Asha McHardy, Faye Fennelly, Katie Bryne, Ruth Brannigan, Eva Duggan, Amy Clifford.
Subs- Caoimhe Carroll, Leah Bracken, Rachel Egan, Alison Smith, Ellie Murphy, Lucy Harte.
St Aidan’s NS Kilmanagh- Dearbhla Cullen, Moya O’Brien, Molly Dunne, Kate McCluskey, Caoimhe Young, Ellie Lanigan, Aoife Power, Claire Doheny, Robin Delaney, Lauren Ronan, Lauren East, Ellie O’Neill (capt).
Subs- Caoimhe Butler, Caoimhe Cahill, Ella Delahunty, Mollie Lawlor, Katie Maher, Louise Ronan, Stephanie Brennan.
Referee: Gavin Quilty (Slieverue)
Cumann na mBunscol Roinn B Final
Clara 4-03 Gaelscoil Osrai 3-05
Clara withstood a late Gaelscoil fight back to claim the Cumann na mBunscol B title after 4-03 to 3-05 victory.
It was Gaelscoil Osrai who began the game the brighter and got in for two quick points. Emma Ni Mhuineog opened the scoring with a point from twenty one meters after forty second. She doubled her sides advantage with a well taken point in the third minute. Clara stormed back into the contest by getting 2-01 on the trot. Keara Ryan started hers sides run with s goal in the seventh minute a tap in from close range. Grainne Glynn then got in for her sides second goal a tap in from the edge of the small square in the ninth minute. Keara Ryan then tapped over a free a minute later to put her side 2-01 to 0-02 points ahead. Emma Ni Mhuineog stopped the rot for Gaelscoil with a free in the eleventh minute before Keara Ryan responded with a free for the victors in the twelfth minute. Riona Ni Chrualaoich responded with a forty five in the twentieth minute to cut her sides deficit to four points at the break 2-02 to 0-04 points.
Clara burst out of the traps at the start of the new half and got 2-01 on the trot. Keara Ryan started the run with a free in the thirty first minute. Clara then got in for there third goal in the thirty fifth minute, it difficulty to say who got the final touch as it came from a scramble in the Gaelscoil square. Rachel Whelan got in for Clara’s fourth goal in the thirty eight minute to put her side 4-03 to 0-4 ahead. Great credit to Gaelscoil Orsai they never gave up and finished with a strong scoring spree getting 2-01 on the spin. Emma Ni Mhuineog started the run with a goal in the thirty ninth minute. Niamh Ni Fhaolain continued the good run with a free from twenty meters in the forty third minute. Gaelscoil were beginning in to get real believe and got two goals on the spin. Aine Ni Dhuchona got in for the first of the brace in the forty seven minute to tap home from close range before Tara Ni Uallachain got in for her sides third goal in the fifty first minute to cut the deficit to a point a fate that could not be predicted moments earlier. Try as they might Gaelscoil couldn’t get the equaliser and Clara held on to record a 4-03 to 3-05 victory and claim the B title.
Scorers- Gaelscoil Osrai- Emma Ni Mhuineog 1-03 (1f), Aine Ni Dhuchona 1-00, Tara Ni Uallachain 1-00, Riona Ni Chrualaoich 0-01 (1-45), Niamh Ni Fhaolain 0-01 (1f). Clara NS- Keara Ryan 1-03 (3f), Grainne Glynn 1-00, ? 1-00, Rachel Whelan 1-00.
Teams: Gaelscoil Osrai- Kaia Nic Colaim, Ros Ni Cheallaigh, Meabh Nic Risteard, Aine Ni Dhuchona, Riona Ni Chrualaoich, Niamh Ni Fhaolain, Siofra Ni Chasaide, Stephenie Nic Giolla Phadraig, Lauren de Gras, Emma Ni Mhuineog, Freya Hardy Petit de Mange, Tara Ni Uallachain.
Subs- Eilis Ni Dhochartaigh, Sadhbh de Buitleir, Gemma Ni Leathlobhair, Sorcha Ni Ghormain, Aine ni Bheachain, Eabha Ni Ghradaigh, Roisin ni Shuilleabhan, Cait Ni Bhiorain, Ada Ni Fhaolain, Amy Ni Fhaolain, Sinead Ni Choigligh, Jada Ni Bhroithe, Abby Ni Bhrian, Sorcha Ni Chonnaoith.
Clara NS- Claire Murphy, Laoise Nolan, Laoise Phelan, Anna Walpole, Katie Ryan, Grainne Glynn (capt), Grace Barcoe, Erin O’Connell, Keara Ryan, Alva Power, Rachel Whelan, Niamh Brickell.
Subs- Dawn Rowe, Ava Wilkinson, Emma Malone, Rachel Brickell, Joanne Comerford, Sarah Dobbyn, Emma Corr, Fay Lannen, Katie Agar, Emma Burke.
Referee: Gavin Quilty (Slieverue)
Cumann na mBunscol Roinn C Final
Conahy 1-05 Carrickshock 1-02
A late Ellen Gunner injury time goal was the difference as Conahy defeated Carrickshock in the Roinn C decider on a 1-05 to 1-02 scoreline.
It was Carrickshock who began the game the brighter and raced into a 1-01 to no score lead. Bobbie Brennan opened the games scoring with an excellent goal in the second minute. She continued the good run with a free from twenty meters in the third minute. Conahy responded with two points from Ellen Gunner the first from twenty meters in the twelfth minute and her second point in the twenty first minute to cut the deficit to two points at the break 1-01 to 0-02 points.
Conahy began the new half well and got three points on the trot. Ellen Gunner started the run with a forty five in the twenty sixth minute. Emma Mulhall equalised the tie with a point in the twenty eight minute. Ellen Gunner put Conahy into the lead with a forty five at the half hour mark. Bobbie Brennan equalised the tie for Carrickshock with a point in the thirty second minute at 1-02 to 0-05 points. They were a baron patch in the contest with both sides cancelling each other out and it was looking like a replay may be needed. Ellen Gunner had different things on her mind and a moment of magic in the first minute of injury time saw her long range shot from forty five meters went straight to the roof of the net, the referee after the puck out blow the full time whistle and it was Conahy who claimed the title on a 1-05 to 1-02 scoreline.
Scorers- Conahy- Ellen Gunner 1-04 (2-45), Emma Mulhall 0-01. Carrickshock-Bobbie Brennan 1-02 (1f).
Teams: Conahy- Ruth Phelan, Aoife Gamble, Amy Lawless, Emily Murphy, Caoimhe Hennessy (capt), Ellen Gunner, Sarah Dooley, Robyn Morrissey, Emma Mulhall, Cait Healy, Grainne Comerford, Elly Devane.
Subs- Kate Brennan, Lucy Byrne, Eve Leahy, Sophie Carroll, Molly O’Dornan
Carrickshock- Amy Fennelly, Faye Lanigan, Catherine Guilfoyle, Roisin Murphy, Aine Rohan, Aoibhinn Malzard, Bobbie Brennan, Monica Cotter Diaz, Grainne Barron, Catriona O’Toole, Aoife Drea, Orlaith O’Shea.
Subs- Laura Irish, Amber Hickey, Ella Mackey Maher, Gillian Fennelly, Lauren Brennan, Leslie Hughes, Clodagh O’Neill, Kayla Hickey, Lynn Fennelly, Aoife O’Shea, Chloe Power.
Referee: John McCormack (James Stephens)
Cumann na mBunscol Roinn D Final
Tullogher N.S. 5-02 St Canice’s B 2-01
Aine McDonald finished with 3-02 as Tullogher claimed the Cumann na mBunscol Roinn D title over a brave St Canice’s B side on a 5-02 to 2-01 scoreline. In a low scoring first half the sides couldn’t be separated. Rachel Egan opened the games scoring for St Canice’s with a goal in the fourth minute. Aine McDonald responded for the victors in the ninth minute with a point from twenty meters. Rachel Dowling then tapped over a free for St Canice’s in the twentieth minute to put her side a goal ahead. Aine McDonald equalised the tie when she latched onto a dropping ball into the St Canice’s square to brilliantly flick the ball to the net, to equalise the tie at 1-01 apiece at half time.
Tullogher raced out for the traps at the start of the second half when Katelynn Flynn Tobin got in for her side second goal within thirty seconds of the resumption to put her side 2-01 to 1-01 ahead. Rachel Egan responded for St Canice’s with a goal in the twenty eight minute to equalise the tie at 2-01 apiece. This proved to be St Canice’s last score. Tullogher went on a devastating scoring burst getting 3-01 without reply. Aine McDonald who was in great form got in for her sides third goal in the thirty second minute when she hit a rocket of a shot right to the top corner of the net, a terrific goal. Maritha Kennedy got in for Tullogher’s fourth goal a tap in on the thirty fifth minute mark after a scramble in the St Canice’s square. Aine McDonald then tapped over a point in the forty fourth minute. She then got in for her third goal in the forty seventh minute when her forty five deceived the St Canice’s defence and went to the roof of the net to secure the Roinn D title on a 5-02 to 2-01 score line.
Scorers- Tullogher N.S.- Aine McDonald 3-02, Katelyn Flynn Tobin 1-00, Maritha Kennedy 1-00. St Canice’s B Rachael Egan 2-00, Rachel Dowling 0-01 (1f).
Teams: Tullogher- Ellen Murphy, Anna Phelan, Emma Barron, Annie Ryan, Kara O’Neill, Maritha Kennedy, Grace Glennon, Ciara Mullally, Aine McDonald, Tori Murphy, Katelyn Flynn Tobin, Mollie Ryan.
Subs- Orla Murphy, Sinead Curran, Robyn Power, Abbie O’Sullivan, Maeve Bookle, Laura Connell, Millie Leavy.
St. Canice’s B- Tara McGrath, Alison Smith, Rachael Egan, Lucy Harte, Becky Peters, Orla O’Grady, Ellie Murphy, Kate O’Neill, Margaret Mary O’Shea, Rachel Dowling, Isabelle Fahy, Jane O’Keeffe.
Subs- Tara Morgan, Hannah Leamy, Pauline Daly, Amelie Friddle, Emma Delaney, Aisling Browne, Isabelle Egan, Eva Healy, Cara Clune, Lauren Carroll, Rachel Dermody, Aoibhlin Timmons.
Referee: Gavin Quilty (Slieverue)
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