Meath 4-20 Wicklow 0-2
Wicklow suffered a heavy defeat in their Leinster Championship game against Meath played at Avondale on Sunday March 27th. Despite holding Meath to points in the first half the Wicklow girls could never pose a threat on the Meath defence. Nicky Keddy in the Wicklow goal played outstanding, with Nora O Neill and Sinead Byrne trying hard. Wicklow will now enter the All Ireland Junior Championship and hope for an improved performance in that competition.
Wicklow Team:Nicky Keddy, Lynsey Quinlan, Mary O Neill, Kellie Byrne,Karen Walsh, Carmel Whelan, April Dickenson,Nora O Neill, Laura Manley, Edel Wynne, Clair Whelan,Sinead Byrne,Mary Whelan, Sile Whelan, Claire Byrne,Subs: Amanda Waters, Roisin Mulford,Jessica Morrissey, Teresa Kehoe and Frances Kearns.
All Ireland Under 16 Championship
Westmeath 8-04 Wicklow 0-06
Having lost away to Kerry last weekend Wicklow were hoping to get back on track when they met Westmeath in the Under 16 Championship in Avondale on Sunday 27th. The Wicklow girls started brightly and looked impressive. Westmeath soon got into there stride and led 4-0 to 0-03 at the break. Westmeath turned to play with the breeze in the second half and noted up four goals in the half and added four points. Wicklow’s girls never gave up their effort and added a further three points in the half. Rachel Byrne was Wicklow’s player of the match with Caitlin Olohan and Ciara Byrne also played well for Wicklow. Wicklow now play Carlow in their last game of this series.
Wicklow Team: Tracy Sunderland Antonia Heffernan Aine O’Keefe Ciara Byrne 0:3 (2f) Rachel Byrne 0:2 (2f) Rachel Byrne Aisling McCabe 0:1, Caitlin Olohan Niamh Kenny Niamh Shannon Ellen Greene Leanne Quigley Aoife Clarke
Aoife Byrne Stacy O’Neill subs: Karen Douglas for Leanne Quigley, Chrissy Byrne for Niamh Shannon