Div 2 Lg RD 2 V Corofin
In winter like conditions on Saturday evening in Corofin, St. Josephs made an encouraging start with points from Caitriona Hennessy and Ciara Whelan. Aleisha Malone replied with a point for the homeside in the opening quarter. The seesaw pattern would continue with Aoibheann Malone & Caitrona Hennessy exchanging points. St. Josephs hit back with four unanswered points before Corofin’s Aoibheann Malone scored her sides third point of the half. Hannah Meaney added one more for St. Josephs to go 0-7 to 0-3 clear at the interval.
At the resumption of play and now facing into a strong wind, St. Josephs extended their cushion to seven with a goal from Ciara Whelan inside the opening five minutes. A battling Corofin did pull a goal back midway through the half leaving four between the sides. Points were exchanged for the remainder of the game with scores from Louise Woods(2), Siobhan Lane (1), and Emer Kierce (1), earning St. Josephs a merited win.
St. Josephs: Karen McMahon, Orla Moloney, Megan O’Brien, Kate Dillon, Fiona Tuohy, Aisling McMahon, Eimear Casey, Erinn Hennessy, Louise Woods (0-4) 1f, Laura Hayes, Hannah Meaney (0-1), Caitriona Hennessy (0-2), Vanessa Meaney (0-2), Ciara Whelan (1-2) 1f, Caoimhe Hoey.
Subs: Ciara Duggan for Caoimhe Hoey, Mary O Connor for Ciara Whelan.
Corofin: Clóda Collins, Sinéad Collins, Aoife Forde, Noelle Crowe, Ciara Heagney, Louise Browne, Rebecca Collins, Corina McMahon, Siobhan Lane (0-1), Emer Kierce (0-1), Aoibheann Malone (1-2), Aleisha Malone (0-1), Siobhan Daly, Lizzy Roche, Sinéad Lee.
Subs: Emma Fitzpatrick, Caoimhe Corbett.