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Valiant Laois camogie side beaten down South

13 September 2015; Kelley Hopkins, Roscommon, in action against Sarah-Anne Fitzgerald, Laois. Liberty Insurance All Ireland Premier Junior Camogie Championship Final, Laois v Roscommon. Croke Park, Dublin. Picture credit: Piaras Ó Mídheach / SPORTSFILE

Laois 2-10 Wexford 4-6

National Camogie League Division 2

Laois travelled to Geraldine O’Hanrahan’s Gaa New Ross for the first round of National Camogie League on Sunday but came away the wrong end of the result after suffering a two point defeat.
What was expected to be a tough match ended up to be a well fought game from the start. In the first 10 minutes, Laois were on top of Wexford with points from Sarah Anne Fitzgerald and a goal for Joan Dollard.

Wexford then took back control of the game going in ahead at half time of a score line 3-03 to Laois’ 1-05.

Wexford came out straight after half time and scored another goal which left Laois with a mountain to climb.

However, Laois didn’t lie down, and they fought back with points from Joan Dollard, Aisling O’Dea, Mary Keating and Sarah Anne Fitzgerald.

Sarah Anne converted a penalty that was awarded and with 4 mins to go only a point between the sides. But the equaliser never came and instead Wexford made the game safe with a late point.

Up next for Laois is a home clash with Derry in Mountmellick.

Laura Dunne (St. Brigids)
Aoife Collier (Camross)
Rosemarie Bermingham (O’Moores)
Niamh Coss (St. Brigids)
Aoife Hyland (O’Moores)
Sarah Anne Fitzgerald (Camross) 1-6, 1-0 penalty, 0-5frees
Maggie Hogan (St. Brigids)
Casey Conroy (O’Moores)
Elizabeth Ryan (Camross)
Rebecca Williams(O’Moores)
Sara Cuddy (Camross)
Sarah Creagh (St. Brigids)
Holly Kilcare (St.Brigids)
Joan Dollard (The Harps) 1-1
Aisling O’Dea (St.Brigids) 0-2

Katie Gaughan (Naomh Eamonn)
Líadan C Fennell (O’Moores)
Laura Peake (O’Moores)
Mary Keating (O’Moores) 0-1
Rachel Walshe (O’Moores)
Linda Keyes (Camross)

Fixtures weekend 25th/26th February

Minor All-Ireland Championship
Saturday 25th February Laois v Kildare @2pm Venue TBC

Littlewoods Ireland National Camogie League
Sunday 26th February Laois v Derry Mountmellick Time TBC

Leinster U16 Championship
Sunday 26th February Laois v Meath @ 1pm Trumera Gaa

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Stradbally native Alan Hartnett is a graduate of Knockbeg College who has worked in the local and national media since 2008. Alan has a BA in Economics, Politics and Law and an MA in Journalism from DCU. His happiest moment was when Jody Dillon scored THAT goal in the Laois senior football final in 2016.