Leinster minor football - Dublin 2-14 Westmeath 1-7

Leinster minor football championship Dublin
2-14 Westmeath 1-7

Dublin secured their place in the Leinster Ladies’
football minor title, when they overcame the Westmeath challenge
in the semi-final, played in the Garda GAA grounds Westmanstown
on Saturday April 29th 2006. 

Westmeath opened the scoring with a well taken point from Susan
Kiernan in the 5th minute. The St Sylvester’s Vivienne Lee got
Dublin’s opening score, when she goaled from a rebound from Westmeath’s
keeper, Claire Judge. Then Dublin scored another 5 points before
Westmeath scored again, leaving the half-time score Dublin 1-6
Westmeath 0-2.

Westmeath started the second half well, with 2 pointed frees
from Leona Archibald. Then Dublin’s second goal, by Aoife McGovern
in the 10th minute, settled the team, and they ran out winners
by 2-14 to 1-7. They now play Laois in the final on the weekend
of May 6th/7th.

Dublin Scorers:- Amy McGuinness 0-5 (3f), Aoife McGovern 1-1,
Fiona Hudson 0-3, Vivienne Lee 1-0, Lyndsey Davey & Natalaia
Hyland 0-2, Lorna Hillery 0-1

Westmeath scorers:- Leona Archibald 0-6 (6f), Susan Kiernan 1-1

Anne O’Mahony


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