O’Moores 2-13 Camross 0-9
Laois Senior Camogie championship
This second round encounter went to O’Moores as they overcame Camross in the senior camogie championship in Borris-in-Ossory on Tuesday night.
Camross’s Sarah-Anne Fitzgerald and O’Moores Laura-Marie Maher traded two points from frees each to keep the teams at neck and neck at the beginning of the first half.
Sarah-Anne added another point with Becky Williams and Laura-Marie Maher popping over two more points for O’Moores.
The young O’Moores forward Liadan C. Fennell then scored an excellent goal over the head of Camross goalkeeper Kira Bannon.
Camross came back strong with magnificent points from Lizzy Ryan and Fitzgerald. However the O’Moores midfield of Jenny McEvoy and Casey Conroy saw the ball worked well up the field which earned them two more points at the hands of Laura-Marie Maher.
Half-time saw O’Moores on top at 1-7 to 0-7
In the second-half both teams came out all guns blazing.
Excellent performances from Camross’s Niamh Dollard, Aoife Burke, Sarah-Anne Fitzgerald and Lizzy Ryan ensured a tight start to the second half.
Camross were unfortunate to have forward Lynda Keyes taken off injured fifteen minutes into the second half but by then O’Moores began to pull away with points from Alison McEvoy, Laura-Marie Maher and another goal by Liadhan C Fennell.
Camross added points from Sarah-Anne and Lizzy Ryan which was met with a point from O’Moores woman Amy Loughman.
Substitute Laura Peake sealed a point at the end of the match to leave O’Moores the victors.
For now the honours go to reigning champions O’Moores but with this championship played on a group basis – these two could meet again in the knockout stages.
O’MOORES: Erin Murray, Lynn O’Callaghan, Rosemarie Bermingham, Emma McEvoy, Rachel Williams, Alison McEvoy, Aoife Hyland, Casey Conroy, Jenny McEvoy, Maria Walsh, Amy Loughman, Becky Williams, Mary Keating, Laura-Marie Maher, Liadan C Fennell.
CAMROSS: Kira Bannon, Fidelma Conroy, Mairead Burke, Aoife Burke, Clare Fitzgerald, Sarah Anne Fitzgerald, Shauna Cuddy, Aisling Burke, Olga Parkinson, Lynda Keyes, Donnagh Mortimer, Michelle Holmes, Sile Burke, Niamh Dollard, Lizzy Ryan.
REFEREE: Brochan O’Reilly (Portlaoise)
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