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Date Time Competition Season
13 February 2022 2:00 pm NFL Division 4 2022

Match Report

Roundup: Lidl NFL Div4

There were home wins all round as Antrim, Offaly, Leitrim and Limerick claimed wins in the opening round of the Lidl Ladies NFL Division 4 - the latter beating a London side making their first appearance in the competition since 2008.

Lidl NFL Division 4A

Antrim 2-16 Derry 1-8; Davitt Park, Belfast
Powered by goals from Lara Dahunsi and Orlaith Prenter, with contributions from Grainne McLaughlin and Cathy Carey, enabled Antrim to put double scores on Derry.

Antrim powered into a five-point lead by the first half water break.

Derry did try to muscle their way back into contention to trail by four at the half time.

Orlaith Pender hit the game's opening goal in the second half and the momentum allowed Antrim to ease comfortably to the final whistle.

Meanwhile. Leitrim easily put Fermanagh to the sword 4-18 to 1-06.

Lidl NFL Division 4B

Offaly 3-15 Carlow 0-7; Ballinamere
Offaly propelled by a balanced team performance made light work of Carlow.

Marie Byrne, two goals and Saorah Doyle, one, complimented a commanding displaywith noteworthy contributions coming from Amy Gavin Mangan, Fiona Dempsey and Aoife Carey.

Offaly led 1-10 to 0-02 at the break and ran out 3-15 to 0-07 winners, in the end.

Limerick 2-9 London 0-9; Staker Wallace
Limerick saw off a valiant London challenge on home-soil at Martinstown, with goals key.

London making their return to league football after an absence of 14 years and their first competitive start in three years.

The sides were level at the break at 0-5 apiece, however second half goals by Mairead Kavanagh and Catriona Davis sealed the win for new manager Graham Shine, in his first competitive outing in charge.

London will return to the league more equipped following this experience, they will be competitive in 2022. 

Past Meetings

(Round 1)
NFL Division 4 North
Celtic Park (Derry)

Venue

Davitt Park
Ballymurphy, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

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