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Wexford beat Longford to reach Leinster Final

Wexford beat Lonford to reach Leinster Final


Wexford played Longford in the Leinster semi final on Saturday
14th April in Wexford Park at 6pm. This was Wexford’s first home
game of the year and they put in a great second half performance
to overcome Longford on a scoreline of 3-12 to 1-8. The first
half was a closely fought contest with Wexford and Longford swapping
scores throughout. Longford threw everything at Wexford and the
half ended with Longford leading by one point, 1-5 to 0-7.

Half time saw Wexford making one change, Bridget Curran replacing
Fiona Rochford at wing forward. Wexford came out with all guns
blazing in the second half, they picked off a couple of fine points
on the restart which settled them down and put them in the lead.
After this, Wexford never looked back, with the newly introduced
Lizzy Kent scoring two superb goals and the influential midfielder
Caroline Murphy scoring another, Wexford eased away from Longford
and ran out winners to secure themselves a place in this years
Leinster Final.

They will now face the winners of Westmeath and Louth in two weeks

Wexford scorers: Josie Dwyer (0-3, 2 frees), Michelle Hearne (0-4),
Meabh Hughes (0-1), Kate Kelly (0-1), Sharon Kehoe (0-1), Bridget
Curran (0-1), Lizzy Kent (2-0), Caroline Murphy (1-1).

Wexford: Mary Rose Kelly, Martina Murray, Nikki Scallan, Aoife
Waters, Karen Morris, Michelle Doyle, Leona Tector, Deirdre Fox,
Caroline Murphy, Fiona Rochford, Kate Kelly, Michelle Hearne,
Meabh Hughes, Josie Dwyer, Sharon Kehoe.

Subs: Bridget Curran for Rochford, Lizzy Kent for Hughes, Ciara
Scallan for Tector.


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