Republic of Ireland Continental Tyres WNT League Results, 24th August
Raheny United V Castlebar Celtic (off)
UCD Waves 3 – 0 Galway WFC
Julie Ann Russell 34′ 55′ (UCD Waves)
Aine O’Gorman 79′ (UCD Waves)
Julie Ann Russell turned from hero to villain on the first day of the 2014-15 Continental Tyres WNL. Russell scored twice against her hometown club and was then sent off for new side UCD Waves in their opening day victory over Galway WFC. The talented winger, fresh from netting a fabulous free kick for Ireland against Slovenia on Wednesday night, found the net on 34 minutes with a long range drive.The offside flag ruled out Waves second, three minutes before the break, Russell setting up Seanna Cooke’s header. Russell bagged her second on 55 minutes, heading home from a waves corner. Aine O’Gorman made it three from the spot on 79 minutes after Melissa Casserly bundled over Russell in the box. Russell then turned from hero to villain with eight minutes remaining, picking up her second yellow card of the afternoon.
Wexford Youths 1 – 0 Cork Women
Aoibhean Webb 38′ (Wexford Youths)
Meanwhile, an Aoibhean Webb strike grabbed an opening day victory for Wexford Youth’s women’s in the day’s other fixture. Youths hit the cross bar either side of Webb’s strike through Ciara Rossiter and in the second half via Edel Kennedy. Webb struck what proved to be the winner on 38 minutes, blasting the ball into the top corner after Youth’s broke down the right.
Source courtesy of: wnl.fai.ie
Photos courtesy of: Sportslifephoto