St. Pats (Palmerstown)
Erin Go Bragh
It was definitely one of those days when nothing went right. The pitch was heavy and a strong biting wind made conditions difficult. There a blow before the throw in when Keri Redmond couldn't play due to a hand injury. Tribute the girls from Erin Go Bragh whose never say die attitude meant that Naomh Padraig got nothing easy. In the end the physically stronger Naomh Padraig came out on top. Another great performance from Amy Carroll in goal who produced some magnificent saves under tremendous pressure. Captain Aoife Cullen lead by example and ensured the defence stood strong under pressure against the wind in the first half. Her defensive colleagues Amy Flanagan, Niamh Maher, Aoibhinn Burke, Kim Scully and Lauren Doherty were very brave trying to stem the opposition attacks. In midfield Ellen Gribben and Anna Omotayo competed strongly and never gave up. In the second half the forward line of Jade Omotayo, Kim Scully, Rachel Murray and Aoife O'Sullivan tried hard and were unlucky not to breach the Naomh Padraig defence. The EGB management team couldn't have asked for any more effort and onwards to the next game a local derby against rivals St Peregrines.