NAOMI CARROLL is the name to watch out for. With full time elapsed in Mallow last evening and her team trailing by five points, the Limerick full forward stung Waterford with two blistering goals in the 62nd and 63rd minute to land the All Ireland minor B championship and leave the Deise feeling totally shell shocked.
In a hugely committed team performance the Shannonsiders had to dig deep after playing second fiddle for most of the hour. They trailed 1-6 to 0-6 at half time, and again, were behind coming down the home straight, but driven by Carroll,
Not once, but twice, the senior county player beat a crowded goalmouth to clinch an amazing victory that will stand Phelim Macken’s side in good stealth for the days ahead.
Scorers for Waterford: P Jackman 1-8 (0-4 frees, 0-1 45m), R Whelan and M Russell 0-2 each, C McGlone,
Limerick: P Kerins; L Scanlon, N Power, A Enright; N Richardson, S Carey, J Mulcahy; T Hurley, M O’Callaghan; C Casey, C Scanlon, K Brosnan; R Carmody, N Carroll, A McAuliffe.
Subs: E Kelly for T Hurley, M Ryan for C Scanlon, K Carroll for C Casey, A Russell for R Carmody.
Waterford: T Kiely; S Smith, L Behan, M C Dunphy; J McCarthy, S Kiernan, S Fenton; M Russell (Capt), J Gleeson; K Hannon, P Jackman, R Whelan, K Rockett, D Fahy, C McGlone.
Referee: D Connolly (