Congratulations to the Under 18s who won the FAI Interleague yesterday afternoon in Monaghan, 6-5 On Penalties after a 1-1 Draw against Donegal.
Donegal led 1-0 at Half Time but Kate Malone scored 25 seconds into the second half to level the game.
Tiffany Roberts (2nd from Right in below picture) was the hero in the Shootout when she tipped Helena McGees penalty over the bar to win the game following Jess Hennessy’s Sudden Death Penalty was powerfully finished past Claire Friel in the Donegal Goal to spark the celebrations of a lively MGL Support. The Other MGL Penalty Scorers were Zara Lawless, Kerri Duffy, Emma Campbell, Lia Reilly, and Erika Browne.
As well as this, Jessica Darby was named player of the match by the FAI after the game as a award for an outstanding game she put in.
MGL Team: Tiffany Roberts (Home Farm FC), Aoife Brophy (Shelbourne LFC), Taylor Massey (Shelbourne LFC), Kerri Duffy ( (Shelbourne LFC / Captain), Jessica Darby (Balbriggan FC), Emma Campbell (Home Farm FC), Aimee Maher (UCD Waves FC), Leah Farrell (Home Farm FC), Zara Lawless (Lucan United FC), Kayla Cooling (Shelbourne LFC), Katie Malone (St John Bosco FC).
Subs Used: Lia Reilly (UCD Waves FC) for Leah Farrell 60 mins; Niamh Murphy Halstead (Home Farm FC) for Kayla Cooling 70mins; Erika Browne (Shelbourne LFC) for Katie Malone 80 Mins; Jess Hennessy (Shelbourne LFC) for Aimee Maher 100 Mins.
Unused Subs: Amy Cahill (Shelbourne LFC), Jess Carroll (Shelbourne LFC), Lauren Fox (St John Bosco FC), Jade Grant (Shelbourne LFC), Aoife Hanley (Lucan United FC), Georgia Monks (Home Farm FC), Jodie Leavy (Shelbourne LFC).
Coaching Team: Philip Henry, Dec Quinn, Alan O’Halloran, Nicole Plunkett & Mick Dolan.