Lismore retain provincial title in style

Mary Fleming clears for Sarsfields. Picture: Andy Jay

Lismore (Waterford) 2-7 Sarsfields (Cork) 0-5
Munster and All-Ireland intermediate camogie champions Lismore retained their provincial title at Fermoy on Saturday with victory over Cork champions, Sarsfields.

Shauna Kiernan, Shona Curran, Aoife Hannon impressed for the winners who led 1-5 to 0-1 at the break with Catriona McGlone goaling in the third minute. Lucy Allen had the sole reply for the losers.

Though Sarsfields managed to put some respectability on the scoreboard on the restart, the result was never in doubt after Ruth Geoghegan’s 44th minute goal.

Scorers for Lismore: A Hannon 0-5 (0-3f) C McGlone 1-1, R Geoghegan 1-0, N Morrissey 0-1.

Scorers for Sarsfields: L Allen 0-3 (0-2f) H Herlihy 0-1, J Allen 0-1.

LISMORE : T Morrissey, S Coughlan, S Prendergast, M Russell, A Houlihan, S Kiernan, S Fenton, S Williams, S Curran (Capt) N Morrissey, G Kenneally, A Hannon, R Geoghegan, C McGlone, L Buckley.

Subs: S Geoghegan for S Williams N Molumphy for M Russell, A Russell for A Hannon, E Curtin for R Geoghegan, K Heneghan for A Houlihan.

SARSFIELDS: C Casey, L Casserly, K Barry, G O’Donoghue, L Kelly, E Fennell (Capt) J Murphy, E Murphy, N O’Callaghan, H Herlihy, L Allen, E Casey, J Allen, M McCarthy, C Hollan.

Subs: O Butler for M McCarthy, N Hickey for G O’Donoghue,

Referee: Ger Browne (Tipperary).


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