Continental Tyres Women’s National League Round-up – 19 April 2015
UCD Waves 3-0 Wexford Youths Women’s
Galway WFC 1-0 Castlebar Celtic
Peamount United 4-4 Raheny United
The final weekend of the 2014/15 Continental tyres Women’s National League saw champions Wexford Youths succumb to their first away defeat of the season.
Orlagh Nolan opened the scoring for Waves on 21 minutes with her 11th goal of the season before doubling the lead with an excellent team goal nine minutes later.
Julie Ann Russell sealed the three points for Waves ten minutes into the second half with an expert strike after Aine O’Gorman had switched the play.
The result sees Wave guaranteed second place with one game remaining. Newly crowned champions Wexford Youths Women sign off on 43 points.
Don O’Riordan’s Galway WFC finished up with a 1-0 victory over Castlebar Celtic as Lynsey McKey grabbed her sixth goal of the season as Galway registered their second home win of the season.
The result see’s Galway finish in sixth place on 14 points with Castlebar Celtic finishing fifth with 18 points.
Peamount United and Raheny United warmed up for next Sunday Continental Tyres Women’s National League Cup Final with a thrilling 4-4 draw in Greenogue.
Katie McCabe slotted home her 22nd goal of the season after just 13 minutes with Sylvia Gee grabbing her first goal of the season eight minutes later.
Claire Kinsella grabbed her second of the season, two minutes into what was a whirlwind second half with Hayley Nolan doubling the hosts advantage seven minutes later.
Katie McCabe brought Raheny back into it on 67 minutes before Slyvia Gee bagging her second of the day to make it 4 – 2 two minutes later.
McCabe though wasn’t done bagging her hat trick three minutes before the break and then securing a fourth goal one minute into stoppage time, her 25th league goal of the season.
Last year’s champions Raheny will finish in third position with one game to play, Peamount United take fourth place with a back fixture remaining.
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