Match report: Republic of Ireland finish fourth in Cyprus Cup after Korean defeat.
Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team claimed fourth place in the Cyprus Cup after a 2-0 defeat to Korea DPR.
Colin Bell’s side fought valiantly against the highest-ranked team in the competition but conceded late goals from Wi Jong Sim and Kim Ryu Song.
The result sees the Women’s National Team finish fourth in the Cyprus Cup tournament, their highest-ever finish in Colin Bell’s first four games as Head Coach.
Ireland were defensive throughout much of the contest as the dangerous Kim Phyong Hwa was denied by the post in the 9th minute and she was denied again by Emma Byrne with a fantastic diving save two minutes after the break. Read the rest of this entry →
Republic of Ireland forward Katie McCabe determined to seal third place against Korea DPR
Republic of Ireland forward Katie McCabe has set her sights on finishing in third place at the Cyprus Cup following her match-winner against Wales.
The Women’s National Team have enjoyed a fantastic Cyprus Cup tournament so far, with wins over Wales and Czech Republic, and a draw against Hungary.
The results saw Ireland top Group C which means they’ve qualified for the 3rd/4th placed match against North Korea, who were the highest-placed second team from Group’s A and B. Read the rest of this entry →
Match report: McCabe strike ensures unbeaten Republic of Ireland top Group C at Cyprus Cup
Republic of Ireland Women’s National Team have topped Group C at the Cyprus Cup after an impressive 1-0 win over Wales.
Colin Bell’s side will now have to wait to find out which team is the best runner-up from Group A and Group B for their final game on Wednesday, March 8th.
It was another solid performance from Ireland who have now kept three clean sheets at the Cyprus Cup and never looked like conceding in a structured and determined performance. Read the rest of this entry →
It’s the final day of group stage matches at the 2017 Cyprus Cup and there is little separating the teams at the top of the groups.
Group C will see the joint leaders Republic of Ireland and Wales go head to head in an exciting battle to claim the top spot. Defending champions Austria, who currently sit joint top of Group B, will face Scotland in their final fixture.
Match report: Republic of Ireland continued their unbeaten run in the Cyprus Cup with a 0-0 draw against Hungary
The result means that Ireland will now face Wales in the final Group C game to decide the winner after the Welsh drew with Czech Republic.
Ireland were gifted the best chance of the game with just one minute on the clock as Megan Connolly closed the opposition goalkeeper down but after winning the ball, her shot was blocked.
Ireland continued to create chances as the impressive Harriet Scott, in just her second appearance for the national side, burst down the left to find Aine O’Gorman with a low cross, but the UCD Waves striker saw her shot well saved. Read the rest of this entry →