The U15 Girls Football team travelled out to Fingallians on Sat 8th April to play their next Dublin league fixture. A long trip, but one that transpired to be very useful for the team. The Bray girls put in a cohesive performance scoring twenty times in the hour. Defense was equally sharp and solid. Maith sibh, a chailíní uilig.
Emmet Bhré 8-12,Fingallians 2-10.
Foireann : Rachel Messitt, Alice O’Doherty, Amy Healy, Caoimhe Purcell, Caoimhe Reilly, Carla Lennon, Emily Cahill (Captaen), Emily Riddell, Emma Doyle, Jordan O’Brien, Rachel Horan, Rebecca Mahon, Róisín Murphy, Saoirse Canavan, Sarah Lambe, Síofra Ní Mhidigh, Sophie Blennerhassett, Úna Smierciak. Bainisteoir – Brian O’Keeffe. ...
On Sunday the 16th of October we played the Wicklow Camogie U15A
Championship final against Knockanna the current All-Ireland Feile
champions.On the road to the final the Bray girls have really come
of age .
In the quater-final we were drawn against Avondale.The first half
of this match was a tight affair with little between the teams at
half time.In the second half the Bray girls dug deep and finished
the stronger on a score line of 6.4 to 1.6.There was great displays
from Sophie Mooney,Niamh McCormack in goals,Caitlin Hand,Amy
O'Connor and Sarah Hayde.
The semi-final was against Balinacor\Aughrim,this was a much
tighter affair throughout.The girls were ahead at half time by
2pts.The game changed in the second half with the introduction of
Kellie Gilbert who finished the match having scored 2 goals and a
point.To ensure Bray ran out deserving winners.There were stand out
performances from Amy Barry,Aisling Moylan,Kellie Gilbert and
The Final against Knockanna in Ashford on the the 16th of
October.This was a major step up for the girls.They have been
playing very well all year and giving a great committment.
Knockanna started the quickest and got a few early scores but
towards the half time mark the girls came into the game and scored
two great points from Coaimhe Lohan and Lauren Sweeney.The girls
played well in the second half and gave a great account of
themselves.We went on to score another 1.4 from play with Coaimhe
getting the goal and Shauna Douglas a couple of points before she
was forced off due to a hand injury.Knockanna went on to win the
game and ran out worthy winners.The Bray girls deserve great credit
for continuing to work for each other and never giving up.This was
a good team performance from the girls with stand out performances
from Lauren Sweeney ,Roisin Quigley,Coaimhe Lohan, Shauna
Douglas,Niamh McCormack in goals ably assisted by Sophie Mooney,Amy
Barry,Amy oConnor,Caitlin Hand,Aisling Moylan,Rachel Hand,Sarah
Hayde,Nicole Moore,Kellie Gilbert,Fiona Faherty,Meave Ni
Mhidigh,Clare Holland,Nicola Holland,Orla Griffin,Shannon
Scanlon,Katherine Hayes,Emma Groves,Casey o'Brien.
We all wish Shauna a speedy recovery from her hand injury.
Next up is the Dublin League,we are currently top of the league by
4 points with two games too play.
On the 3rd of November we are on tour again.This time we travel to
Limerick for an over night stay and a visit to the University of
Limerick Sports Performance unit.