Saturday, November 25 2017 (Derryleigh Park)
Scorers: Roisin Power (2), Kaitlyn Bradshaw & Rachel Carey
Newport under 17’s girls produced a stunning and hard-fought victory at home on Saturday against local rivals Lough Derg, with the home side going 1-0 up just before half time thanks to an excellent finish from Kaitlyn Bradshaw following Kayla Tuohy’s run through and assist.
The girls came out fighting in the second half determined to get another goal, with Liberty Butler producing many well timed precise tackles on the right and some great through balls to the strike force of Ava Shinners and Kaitlyn Bradshaw. The goal came within minutes, with Rachel Carey converting from the spot after taking more than her fair share of knocks and sending the Derg keeper the wrong way and giving her no chance. Continue reading