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Defeat for Laois camogie as Meath prove too strong and deny them Leinster final place

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Laois 1-8 Meath 1-13 
Leinster Intermediate Camogie Championship Semi Final 

The Laois camogie team’s quest to reach a Leinster final was halted by Meath in Camross yesterday.

Laois fell behind in the first half and could never recover against their opponents.

Aimee Collier and Jessie Quinlan scored early for Laois but Meath replied to those.

Collier added one more point before half time but Meath got on top as Olivia O’Halloran struck for their only goal to leave them 1-7 to 0-3 ahead.

Laois began the second half well with a brace of points from Collier before an excellent score from Grainne Delaney.

Meath pressed on again with further points but Laois kept battling.

They needed goals but the only one they managed came deep in injury time through Aimee Collier.

Their attention will now turn to the All-Ireland championship while Meath will face Kildare in the Leinster final.

SCORERS – Laois: Aimee Collier 1-6, Grainne Delaney and Jessie Quinlan 0-1 each Meath: Olivia O’Halloran 1-3, Sinead Hackett, Aoife Maguire and Aoife Minogue 0-2 each, Amy Gaffney and Emma O’Connell 0-1 each

LAOIS: Aedin Lowry; Katie Dunican, Fiona Scully, Karla Whelan; Leah Daly, Clodagh Tynan, Jade Bergin; Avia Coss, Jessie Quinlan; Alice Walsh, Aimee Collier, Grainne Delaney; Gemma Hoare, Kirsten Keenan, Hannah O’Connor.

MEATH: Maggie Randle; Sophia Payne, Maeve Clince, Sonia Leonard; Tracy King, Kristina Troy, Leah Devine; Aine Keogh, Ellen Burke; Aoife Maguire, Aoife Minogue, Amy Gaffney; Olivia O’Halloran, Sinead Hackett, Aedin Slattery; Subs Emma O’Connell for Tracy King (37)

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