Cavan and Westmeath Set for Lidl NFL Division 2 Final Showdown

CAVAN and Westmeath will battle it out for promotion from Division 2 of the Lidl Ladies National Football League on May 7.

Top-flight football in 2018 is the big prize on offer for both counties, after they emerged comfortable winners from their respective semi-finals on Sunday.

Westmeath saw off Leinster rivals Laois by 2-17 to 1-10, before Cavan beat Clare by 3-16 to 0-11.

In the first game of a double-header in Birr, Westmeath had much of the heavy lifting done by half-time, having established a 1-9 to 0-2 lead.

Ciara Blundell scored the first half goal for the Lake County, as Laois goalkeeper Ciamh Dollard performed heroics to prevent further three-pointers.

Maud-Annie Foley and Blundell were prominent for Westmeath, who withstood spirited second half resistance from Laois before booking their spot in the final.

Kelly Boyce Jordan scored Westmeath’s second goal as they moved 2-13 to 0-7 clear, before Laois scored a late consolation goal from Meaghan Dunne.

Meanwhile, it was very much all to play for at half-time in the Cavan-Clare clash, before three second half goals secured progress for the Breffni girls.

Cavan were 0-10 to 0-6 clear at the break before Aishling Sheridan netted early in the second half.

Cavan, who had an excellent display from Claragh O’Reilly, lost Sinead Greene to the sin-bin but still managed late goals from O’Reilly and Elizabeth Farrelly McGee, to put the gloss on a big win.





Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1 semi-finals


Cork 1-16 Dublin 0-13 (played on Saturday)

Donegal 5-11 Galway 1-7


Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 2 semi-finals


Westmeath 2-17 Laois 1-10

Cavan 3-16 Clare 0-11

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