Kerry and Galway continue to impress

Lidl Ladies National Football League wrap

Compiled by Daragh Small

KERRY preserved their 100 per cent record in the Lidl NFL Division 1 with a stunning victory over Dublin in Tralee on Saturday.
The Kingdom have started the season brightly after coming so close in the TG4 All-Ireland Senior Championship last year and this was another noteworthy success.
Louise Ní Mhuircheartaigh scored 0-11 while Hannah O’Donoghue, Síofra O’Shea and Ciara Murphy all chipped in with goals in a 3-15 to 1-10 win at Austin Stack Park.
Kerry were 2-10 to 1-4 ahead at half-time, with Kate Sullivan on target for the Dubs, and despite having the wind in the second half Mick Bohan’s side lost out.
Elsewhere on Saturday, Mayo went to the home of the reigning champions and left with a brilliant 2-6 to 0-9 scalp.
There was another bumper crowd in attendance to watch Meath in action at Páirc Tailteann in Navan, but they fell short after second half goals from Maria Cannon and Rachel Kearns.
Meath were 0-7 to 0-3 ahead at half-time following three inspirational points from Niamh O’Sullivan. But 2019 TG4 All Star Kearns came off the bench and helped drive Mayo to a crucial win as they bid to stave off relegation from the top tier.
And on Sunday, Donegal’s poor form continued as Waterford made the long journey to Letterkenny and left with a 2-9 to 0-7 victory. Annie Fitzgerald and Lauren McGregor both scored goals ensuring the Déise continued their revival.
One of the games of the weekend took place at Pearse Stadium in Salthill where Galway had to withstand a late Cork rally to secure a 1-15 to 4-4 win. Louise Ward scored the goal for the hosts while Róisín Leonard added 0-7.
In Division 2, Katie Donoghue’s goal was vital but Erone Fitzpatrick landed the winning point in additional time, where Laois got the better of Tipperary on a 1-12 to 3-5 scoreline.
Aisling Sheridan was the goal-scorer for Cavan and they beat Monaghan 1-10 to 2-6. Aimee Mackin scored a hat-trick of goals and Armagh defeated Tyrone 5-10 to 1-7. Westmeath were the other winners, they beat Roscommon 3-7 to 1-11.
In Division 3, there were victories for Wexford, Down, Clare and Louth. And in Division 4A, there were wins for Antrim and Fermanagh, and in Division 4B, Wicklow beat Kilkenny but Limerick and Leitrim finished in a draw.


Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 1:
Mayo 2-6 Meath 0-9
Kerry 3-15 Dublin 1-10
Waterford 2-9 Donegal 0-7
Galway 1-15 Cork 4-4

Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 2:
Laois 1-12 Tipperary 3-5
Cavan 1-10 Monaghan 2-6
Armagh 5-10 Tyrone 1-7
Westmeath 3-7 Roscommon 1-11

Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 3:
Wexford 0-8 Sligo 0-7
Down 4-13 Longford 0-7
Clare 2-11 Offaly 1-13
Louth 1-5 Kildare 0-7

Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 4A:
Antrim 9-19 London 1-7
Fermanagh 1-11 Carlow 2-5

Lidl Ladies National Football League Division 4B:
Limerick 4-9 Leitrim 1-18
Wicklow 10-20 Kilkenny 0-2

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