Foremost pic: Nicole McLaughlin in motion in opposition to Dublin this afternoon at MacCumhaill Park. Pic: NW NewsPix.
A courageous Donegal crashed out of the TG4 All Eire Senior Championship on the Quarter Remaining hurdle this afternoon in Ballybofey to an aesthetic Dublin outfit.
Bolstered by an enormous crowd, the house aspect have been nonetheless considerably within the hunt at half-time after they trailed the guests 0-3 to 1-06. Nonetheless, the Dubs have been at all times in management and powered additional forward on the restart. Two second-half objectives from Participant of the Match, Kate Sullivan, and Sinéad Aherne put the sport effectively past Donegal’s attain.
Notably, Donegal’s potent ahead line have been saved to simply three factors from play.
Donegal first half scorers have been Suzanne White (02-f) and Niamh Hegarty with a high quality rating from play.
There have been two modifications to the Donegal beginning lineup, All Star Geraldine McLaughlin was changed by Niamh Boyle and Shannon McGroddy got here in for Katie Dowds.
Within the second half Niamh Hegarty was once more Donegal’s biggest menace. Aided by the introduction of Karen Guthrie (0-1f), the house aspect fought exhausting however it simply was a step too far for Maxi Curran’s expenses.
Dublin at the moment are by to the All Eire semi finals the place they’ll face Cork.
Donegal: Claire Friel; Niamh Carr, Abigail Temple Asokuh, Emer Gallagher; Amy Boyle Carr, Nicole McLaughlin, Tara Hegarty; Roisin Rodgers, Niamh McLaughlin; Susanne White, Katie Lengthy, Shannon McGroddy; Niamh Hegarty, Katy Herron and Niamh Boyle.
Dublin: Abby Shiels; Niamh Crowley, Leah Caffrey , Niamh Donlon; Lauren Magee , Martha Byrne, Aoife Kane, Elish O’Dowd; Jennifer Dunne , Caoimhe O’Connor , Carla Rowe , Jodi Egan , Hannah Tyrrell, Kate Sullivan and Orlagh Nolan.
Courageous Donegal crash out to elegant Dubs in Ballybofey was final modified: July sixteenth, 2023 by