Wicklow suffer heavy defeat against Meath
Meath 4-20 Wicklow 0-2
WICKLOW SUFFERED a heavy defeat in their Leinster Junior Championship game against Meath played at Avondale on Sunday. Despite holding Meath to points in the first half the Wicklow girls could never pose a threat on the Meath defence.
Nicky Keddy in the Wicklow goal played outstanding, with Nora O’Neill and Sinead Byrne trying hard. Wicklow will now enter the All-Ireland Junior Championship and hope for an improved performance in that competition.
Wicklow: Nicky Keddy, Lynsey Quinlan, Mary O’Neill, Kellie Byrne, Karen Walsh, Carmel Whelan, April Dickenson, Nora O’Neill, Laura Manley, Edel Wynne, Clair Whelan, Sinead Byrne, Mary Whelan, Sile Whelan, Claire Byrne. Subs: Amanda Waters, Roisin Mulford, Jessica Morrissey, Teresa Kehoe and Frances Kearns.
Westmeath U-16s 8-4 Wicklow U-16s 0-6
HAVING LOST away to Kerry the previous weekend Wicklow were hoping to get back on track when they met Westmeath in the All-Ireland Under-16 Championship in Avondale on Sunday.
The Wicklow girls started brightly and looked impressive. Westmeath soon got into there stride and led 4-0 to 0-03 at the break. Westmeath turned to play with the breeze in the second half and notched up four goals in the half and added four points.
Wicklow's girls never gave up their effort and added a further three points in the half. Rachel Byrne was Wicklow's player of the match with Caitlin Olohan and Ciara Byrne also played well for Wicklow. Wicklow now play Carlow in their last game of this series.
Wicklow: Tracy Sunderland, Antonia Heffernan, Aine O'Keefe, Ciara Byrne (0-3, 0-2 frees) Rachel Byrne (0-2 frees), Rachel Byrne, Aisling McCabe (0-1), Caitlin Olohan, Niamh Kenny, Niamh Shannon, Ellen Greene, Leanne Quigley, Aoife Clarke, Aoife Byrne, Stacy O'Neill Subs: Karen Douglas for Leanne Quigley, Chrissy Byrne for Niamh Shannon.