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Championship Match Vs Croydon 2014

posted 1 Sep 2014, 13:28 by Fullen Gaels

On 30th August 2014, Fullen Gaels Camogie team met Croydon Camogie on the pitch in Pairc na hEireann, Birmingham for the second round of the Senior Championship.  Croydon started the game with a goal after three minutes when Michaela Murtagh sent in a ball to Danielle O’Sullivan who put the ball in the back of the net.  Fullen Gaels responded with a great delivery from Karen O'Leary to Aine Brislane who also found the back of the net. Croydon responded with a goal from play from Caoilinn Ni Neill.  Fullen Gaels struck next with a goal from their centre forward, Clare Commane. Croydon responded with a point from Maeve McEnery.  Fullen Gaels player, Helen O’Mahony, suffered an ankle injury in the first half, leaving the team with 14 players on the pitch.  Despite Fullen Gaels playing down a player, the first half was a close matchup, with a score of 2-0 to 2-1 at half time.

Croydon quickly found their feet in the second half, with two points from Ni Neill putting Croydon in the lead. Fullen Gaels did have some scoring chances in the second half but were unlucky to see some strong shots go wide.  Croydon finished the game with a goal from a free from Ni Neill, a point from McEnery and another goal from O’Sullivan.  Final score was Croydon 5-5, Fullen Gaels 2-0.

All players displayed a huge amount of effort and teamwork and despite the score it was a great game to play and watch.