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Leinster Under 14 Semi Final 2009


played in Carlow on Friday 5th June 09 at 7pm


Carlow 2-5 Meath 1-5


Carlow’s momentum in the second half see them through to a Leinster final. Meath gave a good performance in the first half with some good work throughout the field, having created a number of scoring chances it was Carlow’s second half goals that won the day.


Meath opened the scoring with a point in the 3rd minute from Lauryn Patterson, Clodhna O’Sullivan defended well for Meath on a numbers of occasions in the first half. Megan McDonald got Carlow’s first score a point from play in the fifth minute. Karen McCabe grabbed Meath’s only goal from a pass that came across in front of the Carlow goal, which Karen pulled on to leave it in the back of the Carlow net.  Lauryn Patterson showed her strength in the forwards as she battled well.  Magggie Randall was also a force at centre field helped by Lisa Carroll. Carlow’s Michelle Nolan made alot of the play for Carlow where she gave her forwards some good ball.  Niamh Canavan got Carlow’s second point in the 17th minute which was to be their last score of the first half.  Meath had a a few wides before Shona White put over a point from play, this was followed by a point from a free by Meath’s Lisa Carroll in the 31st minute.  Score at half time Meath 1-4 Carlow 0-2.


Carlow came out in the second half a different team, they looked more on their game and made alot of the play, they pushed harder for their scores, where as Meath had to play more of a defensive roll as Carlow grew in strength.  Meath’s Ellen Burke defended very well in the second half playing some ball very intelligently out of the back line. Carlow had a goal in the back of the Meath net within the first three minutes of the second half and Meath got the next score a point from Shone White unfortunately for Meath this was their only score for the remainder of the game.  Carlow’s Katie O’Byrne got three more points for her team and Alison Rutchitzko for Carlow got Carlow’s second goal midway into the second half.  Meath did try hard to get the ball up field with wing half forward Chloe Coyne playing well.  Carlow’s centre field players were very strong Katie O’Byrne impressed on number of occasions. Meath did come close in the last 10 minutes to grabbing a point or two but luck was just not on their side.  Meath’s goalie Cathy Gilbin made an outstanding save in the last 5 minutes when she dived across the goal to make a great save.  Carlow won out on the day with a one goal advantage.


Meath Cathy Gilbin, Clodhna O’Sulivan, Ellen Burke, Ciara Donoghue, Emma McGill, Cheyenne O’Brien, Shelby Leahy, Lisa Carroll, Maggie Randalls, Chloe Coyne, Aine Kirby, Anne Murphy, Lautyn Patterson, Karen McCabe, Shona White.

Subs: Juulianne Griffin for Emma McGill, Aoife Minogue for Karen McCabe, Anna Fagan for Anne Murphy.


Carlow: Miriam O’Brien, Clair Kealey, Katie Sheehan, Maria Kinsella, Caitriona O’Hara, Kate Nolan, Amy Kane, Katie O’Byrne 0-3, Michelle Nolan, Alison Rutchitzko 1-0, Elenor Treacy, Niamh Canavan 0-1,Laura Regan, Megan McDonald 0-1, Emma Doyle.




Under 10 Shield Final


Donaghmore 6-0 Killyon 1-0


Donaghmore Ashbourne won the Under 10 shield for the second year in a row. Although the score line does not suggest it, this was a very exciting final. Killyon were winning by 1 goal at half time with the goal coming from Micheala Holzner. Donaghmore/Ashbourne put away their scores in the second half with a brace of goals coming from  Ruth Redmond, Sinead ,Shauna Dervan Dowd & Isabel Deegan.  Killyon had some impresive performance from their Gaolie Ciara O’Reilly, Ciara Foley & Clodagh McKeon. Both teams gave a great display of camogie.

Terry Tormey Meath Camogie Board presented the Under 10 Sheild to Captain Isabel Deegan 


Donaghmore/Ashbourne : Renee White, Judy Bobbett, eleanor Flannery, Robyn roache, Shannon Eager, Rebecca Deery, Ruth Redmond 1-0, Sinead Lee 1-0, Emily Leahy, Shauna Dervan Dowd 2-0, Caiomhe Redwood, Isabel Deegan 2-0.

Subs Laura O’Donoghue for Eleanor  Hannery, Niamh Cooke for Sinead Lee, Emma Brown for Caoimhe Redwood.


Killyon : Ciara O’Reilly, Amy Clarke, roisin Hickey, Maeve Coleman, Chloe Gilsenan, Ciara Foley, cladagh McKeon, Emily Flanagan, Erica Daly, Siobhan Gilsenan, Emma Daly, Micheala Holzner 1-0.

Subs : Rachel Doolan for Emma Daly, Emma Losty for Micheala Holzner, Roisin McDonnell for Maeve Coleman, Lucia Jameson for Ciara O’Reilly.



Meath Camogie are running 4 Camogie Summer Camps in July & August this year. 2008 year was Meath’s first year to run Summer Camps for Camogie players from the age of 7 – 13 year and the 2 Camps proved to be a big success for all that took part.  This year we have increased it to 4 Camps the will take place on the following days :


Navan O’Mahonys GAA Pitch- Monday 13th July – Thursday 16th July. 


Trim GAA Pitch – Monday 27th July – Thursday 30th July.


Kilmessan GAA Pitch – Tuesday 4th August – Friday 7th August 


Donaghmore/Ashbourne GAA Pitch, Ashbourne – Monday 10th August – Thursday 13th August – .


All details and application forms can be got by contacting Mary Burke – Summer Camp Cordinator on 0871385327 or Email or downloaded forms from the Meath Camogie Website :




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