27 May 2022

St Colm's Draperstown see off Our Lady's Newry to book final spot

St Colm's face Sacred Heart Newry in the final

St Colm's Draperstown see off Our Lady's Newry to book final spot


St Colm's Draperstown......4-6
Our Lady's Newry..............0-5

Despite the elements of wind and extreme cold, St Colm's have reached their second Ulster Schools' camogie final of the season, with a hard fought win over Our Lady's Newry on Wednesday at MUSA.

Our Lady's elected to play with an extremely strong breeze in the first-half. They had their fair share of possession and scored four points. 

St Colm's braced the elements and despite stringent defending from their opponents, they ended the half with a flourish. 

Aoife Doyle scored 1-2, with Sara Lagan adding point before Aine Doyle finished the half with a fortuitous goal, giving them a 2-3 to 0-4 advantage.

The Newry side added a point from a close range free early in the second-half but eventually the Derry girls found a period of control.

It was rewarded with goal each from inside forwards Aoife Doyle and Sara Lagan. 

Sinead McGuigan was among the St Colm's point scorers as they clinched a final spot against Sacred Heart, also from Newry.

Despite the winning margin, St Colm's were made had to work extremely hard for all their scores against a determined Our Lady's defence.

St Colm's will play Sacred Heart Newry in the final, which will take place on Tuesday (1.30) in Middletown.

ST COLM'S: Mary Jo McEldowney, Eileanoir Gray, Shannon Scullion, Ciara Madden, Rachel McCullagh, Cliodhna Hickson, Leah McBride, Erin Kelly, Cara Donnelly, Sara Kelly, Sinead McGuigan (0-1), Aine Doyle (1-0), Caoimhe Kelly, Aoife Doyle (2-4), Sara Lagan (1-1), Elise Connolly, Niamh Hamill, Ciara Scullion, Anna McDaid, Shannon Burns, Leanne McCullagh, Hannah Scullion, Grace Kelly, Rose Kelly.

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