St. Clare’s Comprehensive have reached the Connaught Senior girls final for the second year in a row. Last year seen them crowned as champions of Senior D and in the coming weeks they will contest for the Senior C title. St. Clare’s took on St. Josephs from Foxford in the semi -final on Thursday 1st February in wet conditions. The girls went 1-2 down in the first five minutes but it was the shock they needed. Muireann Devaney got St. Clare’s scoring off to a start scoring 2-1 in quick succession. St. Clare’s took hold of the game from this point on and the Manorhamilton side lead for 8-4 to 1-4 at half time. A strong wind in the second half hampered scoring attempts for both teams but the St. Clare’s girls continued to dominate and at the final whistle the score read 11-6 to 1-6.
St. Clare’s Comprehensive team: Chloe McPartlin, Roisin Flanagan, Aine McGovern, Mary Catherine Feeley, Alannah Moffitt, Saoirse Maguire, Cathleen Vesey, Derbhile Rooney (1-1), Eadaoin Clancy, Laura Fowley, Emma McLoughlin (1-0), Laoise Clancy, Aoife McTiernan (1-1), Muireann Devaney (5 -2), Leah Fox ( 3-2), Mairead Clancy, Clodagh McGee, Dervla McManus, Katie McManus, Rachel McPartlin.