Date Time Competition Season
22 June 2022 7:30 pm All Ireland Junior Championship 2022

Match Report

JFC: Limerick secure semi-final place

Limerick secured an All-Ireland semi-final berth, following victory over a tenacious New York outfit at the TUS Gaelic Grounds this evening.

The Shannonsiders had 15 points to spare in the end, but New York pushed hard, facing into their second game since Sunday, following a heavy defeat to Antrim in Belfast.

New York were eager to make amends and opened the scoring through former All-Ireland Camogie Championship winner with Kilkenny, Marie Dargan in the opening minutes.

The visitors were trying to withstand Limerick pressure relatively successfully, but Graham Shine's charges were eager for goals and with Cathy Mee finding the net twice it ensured a 2-4 to 0-1 score-line after 16 minutes.

Limerick stretched their lead to 10 points, and while New York put on pressure from the likes of Paula Clarke to little avail, the visitors were soon to get a lift.

A penalty was awarded in the 23rd minute, after Niamh Ryan committed a foul.

Monaghan native Kelly Brady stepped up to take the place-kick, and the former ROI soccer player had no problem to slot the ball to the net.

A further Dargan pointed free cut the gap to six points on a 2-5 to 1-2 score-line, but this was as good as it got for the visitors, as Limerick stretched the gap to 10 points at the break.

New York worked hard on the restart, but Limerick were tough to keep at bay.

Rebecca Delee added the hosts third goal in the 35th minute, with Iris Kenneally also finding the net five minutes later.

Dargan had mixed accuracy from placed balls, as Limerick kept ticking over, and particularly showed strongly in defence.

Limerick stretched their lead to 16 points, and although New York never gave up a late Annie White point was mere consolation.


1Sophie Hennessy 16 Goalkeeper
2Kristine Reidy Defender
3Alva Quaid Defender
4Sarah O’Sullivan 19 Defender
5Meadhbh Mac Namara Defender
6Niamh Ryan 18 Defender 14'
7Aine Mcgrath Defender
8Roisin Ambrose Midfielder 60+1'
9Leah Coughlan Midfielder
10Katie Heelan 15 Forward
11Rebecca Delee 20 Forward 36'
12Cathy Mee Forward 3', 15'
4', 17', 27', 30', 50'
13Iris Kenneally Forward 42'
14Amy Ryan Forward 9'
30Mairead Kavanagh Forward 13'
16Carol Bateman 1 Goalkeeper
17Lauren Ryan
18Rose Hyland 6
19Maeve O’Halloran 4 Defender
20Anna O’Dea 11
21Rebekah Daly
22Eibhlis Lee
23Lucy Costello
24Claire Hayes
25Eimear Kirby
26Cathy Ambrose
27Sarah Dillon
28Noelle Curtin
29Grainne Mc Kenna Forward
15Catriona Davis 10 Forward

New York

1Mairead Tamayne Goalkeeper
23Annie White Defender 60+3'
3Sara Roche Defender
4Keva Moore 2 Defender
5Lauren Rodican Defender
6Ciara O’Neill Defender
7Sinead McGourty Defender
8Margaret Brady Midfielder
9Megan Fitzpatrick 17 Midfielder
10Paula Clarke 21 Forward
11Emma Farley Forward 37'
12Courtney Taylor 22 Forward
13Marie Dargan Forward 1', 24', 44'
14Kelly Brady Forward 23'
15Kelly Keating Forward
16Michelle Dowd
17Madison Donohoe 9
18Lily Sheahan 21
19Caroline McBrien
20Shauna McGrath
21Sorcha Ni Bhraonain 18
22Claire Cunningham 12
2Aoife Mathers 4 Defender
24Laura Wynne


TUS Gaelic Grounds (Limerick)
Cathair Dháibhin, Coolraine, Limerick, County Limerick, Munster, V94TN5P, Ireland

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