TWO cracking goals from Una Leacy five minutes before the break guided Wexford to their first National League Division One camogie title since 1977. A more battle hardened Leinster side were the dominant force throughout and ran out deserving winners on a scoreline of 2-12 to 0-11 at
Thanks to Leacy’s double strike the Slaneysiders led at the break 2-6 to 0-5 with Kate Kelly of Wexford and Claire Grogan of
However, when Leacy blasted from outside the 20 metre mark on 25 minutes she nosed the Purple and Gold 1-5 to 0-5 ahead, but her second goal after superb control was the killer blow. This yielded Wexford a 2-6 to 0-5 interval lead.
Scorers for Wexford: U Leacy 2-2, K Kelly 0-8 (0-5 frees, 0-1 45m), M O’Leary and U Jacob 0-1 each.
Scorers for Tipperary: 0-6 (0-5 frees, 0-1 45m), G Kinnane, C Hennessy, E Hayden, J Ryan and E McDonnell 0-1 each.
Wexford: M D’Arcy; B Holohan, D Codd, C O’Connor; – Codd, M Leacy, A O’Connor (Capt); C Murphy, K Kelly; M O’Leary, R M Breen, J Dwyer; U Jacob, U Leacy, M Hearne.
Subs: L Holohan for U Jacob (59 mins).
Tipperary: R Kennelly; S Kelly, M Luttrell, P Bulfin; M Shortt, T O’Halloran, M Ryan; J McGrath, J Horan; C Hennessy, C Grogan, U O’Dwyer; G Kinnane (Capt), E Hayden, E McDonnell.
Subs: J Ryan for P Bulfin (ht), J O’Halloran for E Hayden (51), C Devane for G Kinnane (58).
Referee: F McDonald (