Wick­low suf­fer heavy de­feat against Meath

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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.

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