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Senior Camogie Championship
Sixmilebridge v Kilmaley
Friday 1st September 2017
Full time score: Sixmilebridge 4-18 Kilmaley 2-13

Referee: Joe O'Donnell

Kilmaley were first to register a score when they converted a free a minute in, they followed this up with two more. Morey opened the 'Bridge scoreline when she converted a free. Aiveen O'Shea pointed next for Sixmilebridge. Morey then converted a second. Clooney came back with a point after the ball was played in from a placed ball. Morey split the posts when she added another to her tally. Sarah Loughnane received a pass from Naomi Carroll and popped it over with ease. Morey pointed her first from play when she collected the ball from Keelin Lyons. Morey went on to add two more points from play, but Kilmaley came back with five points, one from a free. Morey converted a free but Kilmaley converted one of their own at the opposite end to put them one point ahead at halftime, ten points to nine.

Sixmilebridge got off to a great start in the second half Morey converted a free before the game got exciting. McGrath made a pass to Muireann Scanlon who picked out Mary O'Connor for her to find target in the Kilmaley net. But the delight was short lived as Kilmaley returned the favour at the opposite end seconds later. The who teams battled it out until Sixmilebridge were given a free, Morey stepped up and rattled the net. O'Connor split the posts, set up nicely by Carroll. Things only got better for O'Connor who minutes later went on to find target in the Kilmaley net once more. Morey converted two more frees. Kilmaley put it over the bar, before Sixmilebridge pointed on the double, O'Connor and O'Shea scoring one a piece. Both teams exchanged goals, the Bridge goal coming from influential substitute Saoirse Young. Kilmaley added two points to their scoreline. Carroll went on to score a much deserved point at the opposite end. The last score of the game was probably one of the best when Morey blasted from well out to split the posts.

Sixmilebridge: Aine McNamara; Karen Gallagher, Rachel Kelly, Kiah Mellet; Aoife Hurley, Maire McGrath, Emma Kennedy; Muireann Scanlon, Keelin Lyons; Mary O'Connor, Chloe Morey, Sarah Loughnane; Naomi Carroll, Aiveen O'Shea, Olivia Phelan. Subs: Saoirse Young for Hurley, Niamh Lyons for Kennedy, Ciara Maloney for O'Shea.

This means the girls have won 1, lost 1 and drew 1, as have Clooney-Quin and Truagh-Clonlara. The girls now face Inagh/Kilnamona Saturday week. 


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