Beal Bocht 1, Lansdowne 0
An Beal Bocht, who have made a fine start to the season, continued this with an impressive win over Lansdowne, 1-0. Beal Bocht won much of the midfield battle, with Mary McEvoy doing most of the prompting. The fact that it was scoreless at halftime was the only surprise.
In the second half, Lansdowne began to create more pressure on the oppositions goal, but fine saves from the Bocht goalkeeper twice prevented goals from Anne Marie McGrail.
The decisive goal came 5 minutes from the end when a break from midfield saw a scramble in the Lansdowne area, which ended in a goal for Bocht forward Sophia Henry.
Harps 1, Fiona’s 0
Fiona’s have made a disappointing start to the season with their third defeat in a row.
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This match started as a scrappy affair with both teams feeling each other out. League leaders Harps controlled the midfield for most of the game with Joan Burns and Alison Kaye outstanding. Fiona’s were always a threat on the break and almost broke the deadlock before halftime when Ann Ryan was denied by keeper Chris Gallagher. Harps dominated the second period, it seemed only a matter of time before they would score. Nora McFadden finished off a fine move to get the only goal and cap a fine individual performance.
Southbend 3, Gilligan’s 0
A very open match resulted in a convincing 3-0 victory for Southbend. Gilligan’s started the match well with a couple of early chances but the strikers failed to get the finished touches. Southbend took the lead before halftime. In the second half Southbend completely dominated and deserved both their goals. Best for Southbend was Maree Moloney.