Report: Clare Camogie – Newmarket-on-Fergus 1-18 St. Joseph’s 0-8
Clare Senior Camogie Championship – Saturday, 25th July 2020 (Shannon Camogie)
Newmarket on Fergus 1-18 St Joseph’s 0-8
The 2020 Senior Camogie Championship for Newmarket on Fergus and 2019 Intermediate Champions St Joseph’s got underway in Shannon camogie pitch on Saturday evening, with the experienced Blues overcoming St. Josephs on a score line 1-18 to 0-8.
Áine O’Brien and Hannah Meaney exchanged points in the opening ten minutes, before O’Brien pointed three frees midway through the half.
The Blues added four points from Carol O’Leary, Bríd Enright and Áine O’ Brien (2) before O’Leary goaled to the corner of St. Josephs net from a high dropping ball to the square from a Laura McMahon free in the 25th minute to go 1-9 to 0-2 ahead.
A minute later, Muirne Ní Chonaill pointed before Caoimhe Lally tagged on a point for Newmarket on Fergus. Hannah Meaney had the final say of the half with a pointed free to leave the score line 1-10 to 0-4 at the break.
St. Joseph’s opened the second half with points from Ciara Duggan and the inform Meaney, but Newmarket On Fergus responded with four unanswered points from O’Leary and their top scorer Áine O’Brien (3).
St. Joseph’s battled hard with Eimear Casey, Chloe Towey and Muirne Ní Chonaill getting though a lot of work. Ciara Guilfoyle won two frees which Duggan duly converted, but Newmarket On Fergus kept the pressure on and tagged on four more points in the final minutes to seal the win.
Newmarket on Fergus: Ciara McCarthy; Aoife Griffin, Katie O’Flanagan, Aislinn Keogh; Aimee McInerney (captain), Laura McMahon, Tara O’Neill; Roisin McMahon, Lorraine Bible; Aine O’Brien (0-10 8F 1’45), Carol O’Leary (1-3), Caoimhe Lally (0-1); Clodagh O’Halloran (0-2), Brid Enright (0-1), Annemarie Hayes (0-1)
Subs: Aoife Crimmins for Aimee McInerney (44mins), Kaci Toomey for Brid Enright (53 mins), Leanne Boyle for Caoimhe Lally (53 mins), Kate Clancy for Aislinn Keogh (58mins)
St. Josephs: Karen McMahon; Orla Moloney, Megan O’Brien, Kate Dillon; Aisling Hannan, Chloe Towey, Eimear Casey; Alannah Meaney, Siofra Ní Chonaill; Hannah Meaney (0-4 3F), Louise Woods, Muirne Ní Chonaill (0-1); Ciara Duggan (0-3 2F), Amy Lenihan, Ciara Guilfoyle.
Subs: Aisling Reidy for Orla Moloney, Eimear Harrington for Kate Dillon, Keira McGrath for Muirne Ní Chonaill.
Referee: Kevin Walsh, Wolfe TonesTags: Clare camogie, Newmarket-on-Fergus, St. Joseph's Clare