Date Time League Season
9 June 2022 7:45 pm LOI Women's Premier Division 2022

Match Report

WNL: Stalemate between DLR Waves and Bohemians

DLR Waves and Bohemians played out a dreary 0-0 draw in Round 14 of the WNL at the UCD Bowl in Dublin on Thursday evening.

Neither side were able to take the reigns in either half with no real major chances to report in a game that saw two very evenly matched teams go back and forth in the middle third of the park.

Both sides now head into the mid-season break in the bottom half of the league table with DLR Waves sitting in 6th and their opponents tonight Bohs in 8th.

The opening stages of the match were tight as both teams continued to show that they are pretty evenly matched in terms of quality after their 0-0 draw earlier in the season. 

The away side had the first attempt on goal as a looping cross came in from the left-wing which Sinead Taylor got on the end of but Auskalnyte in net had no troubles with it. 

Carla McManus had the home side's first attempt of the evening as she picked up the ball deep and took on the Bohs defence before shooting just over the bar.

There were not too many chances created outside of these coming up to a quarter of the way through the match but the away side were about to be dealt a major blow. 

Bohemians were forced into the first change of the evening after just 20 minutes as leading scorer Sinead Taylor had to leave the field after picking up an early injury and looked to Chloe Darby from the bench to replace her. 

Neither side were able to take control of the match before the interval with Bohemians picking up the only corner of the half on 40 minutes which did not lead to anything. 

It was the away side that had the majority of the possession but with no major chances to report at the break, the halftime scoreline read DLR Waves 0-0 Bohemians. 

Not much changed in the opening exchanges of the second half of the match. Both teams were set up extremely well defensively and well able to shut down any attempts to break through by their opposition. 

DLR Waves were the better side in the third quarter of the match. Brophy and Maher had attempts from outside the area go over the bar. Nothing to seriously trouble the away side. 

Waves continued to press their visitors in the closing stages of the game but to no avail as Rachael Kelly was not tested at all in the Bohs net. 

The game fizzled out in the late stages with both teams failing to break the deadlock just like their previous fixture early in the season.

  • 94'

    Full time at the UCD Bowl, DLR Waves 0-0 Bohemians.

  • 92'

    Into additional time here.

  • 86'

    Kerri Letmon replaces Katie Malone

  • 85'

    Katie Lovely sends a shot in from range which requires Auskalnyte to push the ball over the bar.

  • 81'

    Joy Ralph deflects a cross towards the net but to no trouble of Kelly in the Bohs net.

  • 77'

    Sarah McKevitt's snapshot goes wide, adjudged to have taken a touch however and a corner is given to the home side.

  • 75'

    Joy Ralph replaces Carla McManus for the home side.

  • 68'

    Ciara Maher shoots over the bar for the home side from outside the area.

  • 67'

    Midway through the second half with neither team's substitutions able to impact the game yet.

  • 64'

    Lisa Murphy has returned to the field to continue on.

  • 63'

    Play is stopped due to an injury to Lisa Murphy who was impeded in the corner.

  • 60'

    DLR Waves get their first corner of the game.

  • 58'

    Two changes for the home side sees Brierley and Mooney be replaced by Dodd and McKevitt up front.

  • 55'

    The second half has continued in a similar fashion to the first as both teams struggle to break through two strong defensive lines. Aoife Brophy has the first attempt of the half but shoots way over.

  • 45'

    Aoife Robinson replaces Bronagh Kane at the start of the half for Bohs.

  • 45'

    Both teams have returned to the field for the second half.

  • 47'

    Half time at the UCD Bowl, nothing to separate the sides at the break. 0-0.

  • 46'

    Brophy shoots from range and finds the target but no trouble to Kelly in the Bohs net.

  • 45'

    1-minute additional time.

  • 45'

    The away side are beginning to dominate possession in the closing stages of the half.

  • 43'

    The corner is played deep as Bates Crosbie cannot connect to the ball despite an impressive acrobatic attempt.

  • 42'

    Bohemians get the first corner of the evening.

  • 39'

    Still very much a slow burner in South Dublin as neither side look like taking the lead thus far.

  • 24'

    A quarter of the way through the game in a sun-soaked UCD Bowl with neither team able to break the deadlock yet.

  • 20'

    Early change here as leading scorer Taylor is subbed off due to an injury for Chloe Darby

  • 15'

    Both sides are having trouble holding possession in the middle of the park in the past few minutes with a couple of turnovers for either team.

  • 9'

    Carla McManus blazes over the bar for the home side from distance.

  • 7'

    Sinead Taylor heads on target for the away side from a high looping cross. First attempt at goal this evening.

  • 5'

    Pretty open couple of minutes so far as both teams look to attack from the off.

  • 1'

    Game underway in Dublin.

  • Both teams have taken the field here and are ready to get underway.

  • DLR Waves goalkeeper Eve Badana misses out for the first time this season with Rugile Auskalnyte starting for the home side.

  • Both teams are looking to pick up three points heading into the summer break after poor starts to the season for the Dublin teams who expected to be in the top half of the table heading into the second half of the season.

  • Good evening, Samuel Mansfield reporting tonight for DLR Waves vs Bohemians in the UCD Bowl in Round 14 of the WNL

DLR Waves

1Rugile Auskalnyte Goalkeeper
2Nicole Keogh Defender
3Lynn Craven Defender
5Jessica Gleeson Defender
7Rachel Doyle Midfielder
8Nadine Clare Midfielder
10Katie Malone 9 Forward
13Aoife Brophy Defender
15Carla McManus 27 Forward
16Avril Brierley 20 Midfielder
23Kate Mooney 26 Forward
4Louise Corrigan Defender
6Fiona Donnelly Midfielder
9Kerri Letmon 10 Forward
12Niamh Prior Defender
14Orlagh Fitzpatrick Forward
17Oleta Griffin Defender
20Mia Dodd 16 Midfielder
26Sarah McKevitt 23 Forward
27Joy Ralph 15 Forward


20Rachael Kelly Goalkeeper
5Isobel Finnegan Forward
6Lisa Murphy Midfielder
7Kira Bates Crosbie Midfielder
8Ciara Maher Defender
9Erica Burke Forward
11Abbie Brophy Forward
13Sinead Taylor 10 Forward
17Katie Lovely Defender
18Bronagh Kane 12 Forward
26Rebecca Cooke Midfielder
1Courtney Maguire Goalkeeper
2Annemarie Byrne Defender
10Chloe Darby 13 Midfielder
12Aoife Robinson 18 Forward
14Hannah Tobin Jones
21Izzy Chambers Midfielder
23Abbie O’Hara Defender
24Sadhbh Moran
25Lara Phipps Midfielder

Past Meetings

(Round 6)
0 - 0
LOI Women's Premier Division
Dalymount Park

Bohemian FC v DLR Waves

(Series 24)
1 - 0
LOI Women's Premier Division
UCD Bowl

DLR Waves v Bohemian FC

(First Round)
0 - 3
FAI Women's Cup
Dalymount Park

Bohemians v DLR Waves

(Series 15)
0 - 3
LOI Women's Premier Division
Oscar Traynor Centre

Bohemian FC v DLR Waves

(Series 6)
1 - 0
LOI Women's Premier Division
UCD Bowl

DLR Waves v Bohemian FC

(Series 1 - Group 2)
0 - 0
LOI Women's Premier Division
Dalymount Park

Bohemian FC v DLR Waves

(Series 7)
0 - 0
LOI Women's Premier Division
UCD Bowl

DLR Waves v Bohemian FC


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