U16A Munster Camogie Final
Clare 4-7 v 2-10
A thriller was expected and what these two young teams delivered on the night was nothing less.
The game was fast and furious though and after great work from Niki Kaiser and Vera Loughnane the ball fell to Susan Fahy at full forward the Banner were a goal up. Morey added to this again with a fine point from play after Niamh O’Dea magnificently fielded a high ball and laid it into her centre forward and Clare look very well.
Morey had a free for Clare but this was cancelled out by a similar score from Walsh just before the break to leave a five point gap. Tipperay were in control in most sectors and Clare would be thankful of the presence of Mßire McGrath at full back for not being further behind, she stood firm to the
The second half was a bruising 30 minutes for both sides as they gave it their all. Clare had the gap reduced to a goal after Morey had converted a 45 and a free within the opening 2 minutes. Indeed the sides were level again within five after Niki Kaiser goaled for the Banner. Clare were now beginning to win the mid-field battle and getting the supply of ball through, it was this possession the inside forward line were starved of in the first half.
This became evident when substitute Sinead Tuohy goaled from a Kaiser line ball which was sent across the goal from Vera Loughnane. Walsh answered the call and converted a free for the premier and followed up with a goal by the tenth minute. This has
Morey again levelled matters with a free before Susan Fahy got her second in the 16th minute and Clare were a goal to the good again. Morey then put over a magnificant score when she pointed from half way before Suzie O’Shea was called upon in the Clare goal to save from Walsh who convered the resulting ’45.
Clare: Suzie O’Shea, Caroline Feehily, Mßire McGrath, Niamh Cahill, Helen Hehir, Christina Glynn, Laura McMahon, Ellen Horgan, Niamh O’Dea, Orlaith Duggan, Chloe Morey(C)(0-07, 0-04f 1’45), Vera Loughnane, Niki Kaiser(1-00), Susan Fahy(2-00), Katie Cahill. Subs: Ciara Whelan for Hehir, SinÚad Tuohy(1-00) for Horgan, Aisling Darcy for Loughnane, Leanne Boyle for Feehily
Tipperary:Orla McEnrey, Moira Ryan, Sheila Ryan, Louise McLoughlin, Aisling Carroll, Caoimhe Maher, MairÚad Barry, Theresa Ryan, BrÝd Quinn(0-01), Sarah Fryday(1-00), Alice Fogarty, Clare Kennedy(0-01), Nichole Walsh(C)(1-07, 0-05f, 1’45), Aoife Ryan, Sarah Cunneen. Subs: Edwina King for McLoughlin, Micheala Graham for Fogarty, Niamh O’Donoghue for Quinn
Match Official: Joe O’Donnell, Luimneach