DONEGAL U15s WIN FIRST ALL-IRELAND CAMOGIE TITLE

first_imgThe Donegal U15 team with their coaches and mentors.The Donegal U15 camogie team have made history by winning the county’s first All-Ireland at this level.The Donegal camogie girls and their mentors undertook the long journey to Trim, Co Meath on Saturday to participate in the All Ireland Tier 2 blitz competition.The girls were slow to start in the first match against Roscommon and conceded a late goal to finish in a draw 1-03 each.In the second match against Monaghan, Donegal found their rhythm and dispatched some great scores to win on a scoreline of 7-04 to 1-0. Wicklow were the next opponents and in a closely fought contest the Donegal girls dug deep to got some late scores and won 4-04 to 2-02. Donegal and Roscommon both finished on equal points and met again in the Shield final. This was a strongly contested match with two evenly matched teams. The half time score was 0-1 each.Donegal started the second half quickly and went two points ahead. However Roscommon came back and the defence battled to keep them out.In the last two minutes Donegal pushed on again and a goal from Captain Maria Coyle just before the final whistle ensured the Shield for Donegal.Caroline Murray, Camogie Association presented the Shield and medals to Maria Coyle. The squad of 19 girls from all over the county deserved their win on the day for their determination, work rate and spirit. Credit to all players and mentors Manus O’Donnell, Ann Marie Gibbons, Marie Gill and Aideen Quinn.DONEGAL U15s WIN FIRST ALL-IRELAND CAMOGIE TITLE was last modified: October 4th, 2015 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)last_img