Schull Community College Girls Win First Senior ‘A’ VEC Title
Schull Community College 2 - 14
Beara Community School 2 - 8
Schull Community College won their first Senior ‘A’ Girls Football title at the St. Colum’s GAA grounds on a breezy Wednesday last.
The foundation for this win lay in a powerful 2 half performance by the Schull girls. With only 2 points between the teams at the end of the 1 half, Schull dominated most of the 2 half and put up 2 – 6 against Beara’s 1 – 5.
Schull selected to play with a stiff breeze in the 1 half and although t hey had a lot of possession, scores were hard to come by. Clodagh O’Callaghan got the 1 score and was to be a thorn in the Beara side throughout the game.
But Beara rocked Schull with a Patricia Dunne goal on 10 minutes. Aine O’Sullivan (0 – 3) and Rachel O’Shea (0 – 1) were to the fore for Beara during that 1 half. The last line of the Schull defence of Rebecca O’Brien, Denise Minihane and Mari O’Callaghan thwarted many of Beara’s attacks during the opening half.
Emma O’Shea at full back and goalkeeper Louise O’Shea were working very hard to keep Schull at bay at the other end. Points from Sharon Shannon (0 – 1), Clodagh O’Callaghan (0 – 3), Ellen O’Regan (0 – 1), Siobhan Hellen (0 – 1), Karen McSweeney (0 – 1) and Lucy Hunt (0 – 1) kept Schull ticking over though in that half.
Half time:- Schull Community College 0 – 8
Beara Community School 1 – 3
Schull trainer Paul Moriarty got minds and bodies focussed for the tough 2 half to come but playing against the wind, Schull were very dominant in the 2 half. Saoirse O’Riordan, Meábh Ní Shúilleabháin and Michelle Downey, the Schull Community College half back line stormed into the game and with Lucy Hunt and Ellen O’Regan at midfield were now dominating the game.
It was backs to the wall for Beara with waves of Schull attacks to be defended. Shauna McSweeney finished off a great attack to the net after 5 wides by the Schull forward line. Points by Lucy Hunt, Ellen O’Regan and Karen McSweeney were added to a now rampant attack.
Siobhan Hellen added another goal to put Schull further ahead, heading into the last quarter. To Beara’s credit they stormed back into the game with Aine O’Sullivan doing most of the damage in attack scoring 1 – 5 to put Beara back in the game.
“Victorious Schull Community College
Senior Ladies ‘A’ VEC Champions 2011/11”
Back (l – r)
Sarah O’Driscoll, Ellen O’Regan, Meábh Ní Shúilleabháin, Lucy Hunt, Saoirse O’Riordan, Aidín Hegarty (Capt.), Sharon Shannon, Michelle Downey, Denise Minihane, Laura Goggin, Paul Moriarty (Coach)
Front (l – r)
Mari O’Callaghan, Alice Cowen, Clodagh O’Callaghan, Siobhan Hellen, Shauna McSweeney, Amy Dineen, Karen McSweeney, Nicki Goggin, Rebecca O’Brien
GIRLS FOOTBALL 2010-11
The team have been together such a long time, and as some of them depart the college, a serious win is hoped for.
with the girls into the County final, we hope a win is in order.
They went with a supporters bus, and lots of enthusiasm! They had the hunger to win, and that's what they did.
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