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Dowling Leads The Way

Suncroft v Kill Div 2B County Finals 15th November 2014 Suncroft met Kill this afternoon in the Div 2B finals in Hawkfield.Suncroft started swiftly with the opening score from Ellen Dowling which came from an accurate pass from Becky Johnson,the Kill goalie Hayley Nolan had little chance of stopping this ball that landed in the back of the net. Soon after a sideline ball was intercepted by Carla Ennis,delivered to Becky Johnson who duely found Ellen Dowling and for the 2nd time blasted the ball pass Hayley Nolan kicking this time with her right foot. Kill's Lydia Furey was showing her strength and skill as she got the ball into their forward line but suncrofts Niamh Bolger was right on form and cleared the ball on many ocassions. The Croft went further ahead with points from Nicole Dooley (2) and Ellen Dowling (1) Kill were fighting hard and Jade Carter managed to find the back of the Crofts net leaving no chance for the Croft goalie Marie Murphy. There was a great flow of passing down the pitch and Kills Caoimhe Broderick had a shot which dropped into the safe hands of Marie Murphy.Murphys kick outs were accurate finding a the Red and Green jersey at all times. Sophie Hobbs floated a ball from out the field which found its way over the Kill keeper into the back of the net,Sophie followed this goal with a point. Half time score Suncroft 3-07 kill 1-02 With the second half started Suncrofts Ellen Dowling scored a great point but it wasn’t long after Kills Eimear Broderick placed two points over the bar.Kill were now coming back and Caoimhe Brady found the back of the net , pass Marie Murphy. This second half was showing the girls were tired but Suncroft still had a lot of fight and this resulted in further points from Nicole Dooley(2) Risa Ennis (1) and Becky Johnson(1) Full time score 3-13 to 2-03 Great displays of skill were seen today with accurate passing from Becky Johnson and Eve Kehoe and this flowed throughout the game with Sarah Browne,Jenna Brannock ,Carla Ennis,Anna O’Modhrain and Kirsten Dooley doing a great job in defense. Abbie Poole and Eve Kehoe were solid and were ready for anything.Emma Hughes and Rosin Bolger were both very strong in the forward line.Michaela Kinsella came on for Roisin Bolger at half time and also was very strong in the game, Congratulations to there Management team and a special thanks to Sandra Johnson who without her none of this would have been possible.Thanks to the Parents and supporters for coming out today. Well done to Kill ,who never gave up and showed great determination throughout the game.

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