U17 Women commence qualification campaign…09/10/2021

Our Republic of Ireland U17 Women under the guidance of Head Coach James Scott commenced their European Championship Group 1 qualification campaign at 1pm on Saturday afternoon when they faced Hungary in Sandnes, Norway and secured  a three one victory. Ireland got off to a flying start with Abbie Larkin scoring after just 3 minutes. Jodie Loughrey added  a second on 23 minutes and captain Larkin scored her second on 70 minutes. Hungary scored a late consolation in the 90th minute.  Our other Group 1 opponents Bulgaria and mini-tournament hosts Norway face each other at 4.30pm in the same venue.

Team: Summer Lawless; Kate Thompson, Eve Dossen, Aoibhe Fleming, Tara O’Hanlon, Aoife Kelly, Orlaith O’Mahony; Keri Loughrey, Jodie Loughrey, Lia O’Leary; Abbie Larkin (c)


Meabh Russell for K Loughrey 71′
Ellie O’Brien for O’Hanlon 71′
Joy Ralph for Larkin 77′
Ellie Long for J Loughrey 77′
Heidi Macken for O’Mahony 83′


Goalkeepers: Claudia Keenan, Summer Lawless

Defenders: Eve Dossen, Aoibhe Fleming, Heidi Macken, Tara O’Hanlon, Meabh Russell, Kate Thompson

Midfielders: Aoife Kelly, Michaela Lawrence, Jodie Loughrey, Keri Loughrey,  Ellie O’Brien, Orlaith O’Mahony

Forwards: Abbie Larkin, Ellie Long, Katie McCarn, Lia O’Leary, Heidi O’Sullivan, Joy Ralph