Armagh progress to first Ladies Football final

Armagh 1-13 Galway 1-12

Armagh 1-13 Galway 1-12

Armagh created history at Hyde Park as they won through to their first TG4 All-Ireland Ladies SFC final.

The Orchard women became the first side to win the junior championship and then qualify for the following year's senior final as Sharon Duncan stroked over a last-gasp free.

Galway, last year's beaten SFC finalists, led 1-8 to 1-6 at the break thanks to Lisa Cohill's 26th-minute goal and the point-taking of Gillian Joyce (0-5).

Maria O'Donnell's goal had sent Armagh into a 1-05 to 0-06 lead, and they bounced back with Aileen Matthews tallying up 0-6 before Duncan's late winner.

Armagh: F McAtamney; C Marley, F Quinn, A Murphy; R O'Mahony, B O'Donnell (capt), S McCleary; A O'Donnell, C O'Hanlon (0-1); M Tennyson (0-3), S Duncan (0-2 (0-1f)), S O'Hagan; M O'Donnell (1-0), P McAvoy (0-1), A Matthews (0-06 (0-4f)).

Subs used: for M McAlinden for McAvoy (45 mins), O Murphy for O'Hagan (58)

Galway: U Carroll; M O'Connell, M Glynn, AM McDonagh; C Cormican, A Daly, E Flaherty; A Clarke, P Gleeson (0-1); L Cohill (1-0), N Fahey, E Concannon; G Conneally, G Joyce (0-8 (0-6f)), L Joyce (capt) (0-2).

Subs used: N Duggan (0-1) for Conneally (28 mins), Conneally for Cohill (41), B Hannon for Conneally (50)

Referee: Peter Daly (Westmeath)

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