Midleton Ladies’ Football Notes


Midleton Ladies Football

East Cork Junior B Final Replay
Midleton 2-14 Fermoy 3-7
It was nail bitting stuff but Midleton Ladies held out and were crowned East Cork Junior B Champions. Up 8 points in first half, to go in at half time 1 point up. Midleton turned it around and go another 8 points up in the second half, only for Fermoy to pull it back to a draw. In the last 11 minutes we found this inner resolve and pulled it out of the bag. 4 points up at final whistle (that took a while to come)
Scorers tonight: Lisa Ahern 1-0, Dionne Carroll 1-0, Molly Beausang 0-2, Claire O’Brien 0-4, Ciara McGrath 0-4, Orlagh Farmer 0-3, Abby Quirke 0-1
Team: Kate-Mary Cullinane, Deirdre Corcoran, Julia Cashman, Lucy Lawton, Clare O’Mahony, Olivia Walsh, Ciara O’Doherty, Orlagh Farmer, Claire O’Brien, Dionne Carroll, Ciara McGrath, Molly Beausang, Lisa Ahern, Abby Quirke, Caoimhe Morrison, Charley Moore, Aoife Madden, Laura O’Keeffe, Zoe McEvoy, Claudia Kearney, Cristen O’Keeffe, Laura O’Leary, Rhea Buckley, Rayanna Power

The Cork Ladies Football Development Camp in Midleton was a great success. This is the first year running the camp, coordinated by Orlagh Farmer and members of the Cork Senior & Minor Ladies Football panels. A great week of ladies football with close to 100 girls attending from Midleton Ladies Club and surrounding East Cork clubs (Carrigtwohill, Aghada, Inch Rovers, Lisgoold & Shanagarry). It was also great to see a bus load of girls from the newly formed St Nicks Ladies Football Club in the city travel down to the camp for the week.

The girls were coached by the Cork Senior (Orlagh Farmer, Maire Ambrose, Shauna Cronin, Kate Lenaghan) & Cork Minor Ladies Footballers (Niamh Murphy, Sorcha Phelan, Mairead O Sullivan & Cork Minor Captain, Laura Cleary). The girls really enjoyed the 4 day camp and on the last day every girl was delighted to receive a Supervalu Cork Ladies Football Jersey!
Thanks also to Hurley’s SuperValu Midleton for sponsoring the girls goodie bags on the last day!

Strictly Midleton Gaa

The Countdown is on for this exciting Event. We will be announcing our “Dancing Couples” on September 23rd in Midleton Gaa. This is a very important Fundraiser for our Club so all support would be greatly appreciated. If anyone is interested in Sponsorship please contact a member of the Strictly Committee who are as follows: Willie O’Connell, Noel Bransfield, Paddy Murray, Lynda Quirke, Mary Quinn, Carol Franklin, Carol O’Leary, Kay Barry, Tracy Saunderson, Darina Foley.
There are many options available and you may find one that may be of interest to you. Keep an eye on Facebook, Twitter and local media outlets for more news.

Lidl Competition Winners

Midleton Ladies Football were delighted to collect the cheque they won in a recent competition run by Lidl. Many Thanks to all those who supported our Club and to Lidl Midleton.
Training
Training for all ages groups continues at Midleton Rugby Club. U10’s upwards are from 7-8pm. This week our U8 girls are travelling to Fermoy for a league game. Best of luck.
Well Done
Congratulations to Orlagh Farmer and the Cork Ladies Football Team who beat Cavan in the All Ireland SemiFinal. The scors was 03-17 to 01-03. They now meet Monaghan in the Final.

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