FOOTBALL Reaction: Kilkerrin/Clonberne 1-11 Mourneabbey 1-7
Kilkerrin/Clonberne are 2021 currentaccount.ie All-Ireland Intermediate Football Champions following their 1-11 to 1-7 victory over Mourneabbey on Saturday (29th January). (Chloe Miskell of Kilkerrin-Clonberne shoots to score her side’s first goal. Photo by Piaras Ó Mídheach/Sportsfile)
Chloe Miskell scored a 12th minute goal while player of the match Olivia Divilly contributed five points in an all-round display.
It was the Galway side’s first ever title and they first for the county in 39 years.
Afterwards, SportsDaz’ Darren Kelly caught up with the winning camp and started with the goal scorer Chloe Miskell.
Kilkerrin/Clonberne’s defence were solid throughout the hour with corner back Chloe Costello lauded for her efforts.
Aisling Costello has solidered with Kilkerrin/Clonberne over the years and played a leading role in this historic success.
Player of the match Olivia Divilly gave her thoughts to Darren Kelly after the final whistle.
Kilkerrin/Clonberne’s manager Willie Ward has won four trophies with the team since returning to the helm in June 2021.
Louise Ward walked up the steps in Birr to collect the Dolores Tyrell Memorial Cup as Kilkerrin/Clonberne captain.
Finally, Darren spoke to a disappointed Mourneabbey captain Shane Ronayne.