Mooncoin hold the edge over spirited O’Loughlin’s in semi final tussle

by on the 18th of October 2023

Shaws Department Stores Intermediate Camogie Semi Final

Mooncoin 2-8

O’Loughlin Gaels 1-6

Referee Vivienne Holmes threw in the sliotar shortly after 4pm in Danesfort GAA pitch last Sunday afternoon for the Shaws Department Stores Intermediate Semi Final

Deirdre Walsh opened the scoring with a pointed free for Mooncoin. Laura Murphy equalised for O’Loughlins from a placed ball. The Citysides Captain Nyah Egan put them ahead with a point in the 11th minute. Neither teams added to their tallies over the next 13 minutes, until Deirdre Walsh converted a free and then Sarah Crowley and Walsh added another two points to leave the interval score 0-4 to 0-2 in favour of Mooncoin

On the resumption of play, Mooncoin extended their lead with a further two points

Laura Murphy and Danielle Quigley tagged on a point a piece for O’Loughlins

Mooncoin’s Niamh Crowley rattled the back of the O’Loughlins net and Deirdre Walsh added a point to leave the score 1-6 to 0-4 after 42 minutes

O’Loughlins tried their best to get back into the match with points from Emma Poyntz and Laura Murphy but Mooncoin added a further goal and a point to push them eight points ahead

Heading towards full time whistle, O’Loughlins were awarded a free & Laura Murphy rifled it the back of the net

Shortly after the Referee blew the full time whistle and Mooncoin were heading to the County Final next week on a scoreline of 2-8 to 1-6

O’Loughlin Gaels – Kate Furlong, Sheena O’Keeffe, Neasa Galwey, Ailbhe Galwey, Jen Holohan, Danielle Quigley, Jen O’Keeffe, Nyah Egan (Capt), Laura Greene, Emma Poyntz, Laura Murphy, Abigael Egan, Eva Collins, Aisling Butler, Aoife Shealy

Subs – Ava Vaughan, Ena Lawlor, Riona Crowley, Ava O’Grady, Siofra O’Leary, Siún Crowley, Amy Bryan, Emma Dillon, Holly Kinchella, Sarah Blanchfield, Iveta Vasiliauskaite, Hannah Quinn, Ruth Nelson, Shauna Ryan, Laura Butler, Kate Lawless (inj), Kate Millet

Mooncoin – Ellen Crowley, Marianne Walsh, Niamh Madden (Captain), Mairead Corcoran, Eimear Quilty, Sarah Crowley, Emily Crowley, Laura Dillon Dunphy, Muireann Gannon, Sarah Hayes, Roisin Crowley, Deirdre Walsh, Niamh Crowley, Laura Wall, Lauren Comerford

Subs – Lorraine Delahunty, Hannah Cooney, Shauna Walsh, Kate Kearns, Evelyn Hayes, Caitriona Bowe, Aine Aylward, Jessica Roche, Catherine Connolly, Eva Aylward, Aoife Purcell, Jean O’Hanlon, Lisa Hayes, Aoife Roche, Ellen O’Keefe



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