Our U19 Women completed their involvement in this year’s European Championship with a one nil victory over Greece to finish runners-up to Group winners France. The goal cane in the 4th minute of added time from captain Della Doherty.
Team: Rugile Auskalnyte; Kate Slevin, Shauna Brennan; Jessie Stapleton, Emily Corbett, Della Doherty (c), Maria Reynolds; Aoibheann Clancy; Emma Doherty, Erin McLoughlin, Rebecca Watkins
Jenna Slattery for McLoughlin 88′
Abbey Tuthill for E Doherty 88′
There was disappointment for our U19 Women as they suffered a three nil defeat by top seeds France in this afternoon’s second contest in European Championship Group A7 played in Ostrava.
Team: Rugile Auskalnyte; Kate Slevin, Therese Kinnevey, Shauna Brennan; Jessie Stapleton, Erin McLaughlin, Della Doherty (c), Muireann Devaney; Aoibheann Clancy; Emma Doherty, Kerryanne Brown
Rebecca Watkins for Brown 46′
Maria Reynolds for Devaney 46′
Emma Bucci for Slevin 46′
Michelle Doonan for Clancy 73′
Our U19 Women got off to an excellent start to their European Championship Group A7 campaign with a two nil victory over mini-tournament hosts the Czech Republic in Opava this afternoon. Two second half goals from Sligo Rovers striker Emma Doherty set the seal on a fine opening performance.
Team: Rugile Auskalnyte; Kate Slevin, Therese Kinnevey, Shauna Brennan; Jessie Stapleton, Erin McLaughlin, Della Doherty (c), Rebecca Watkins; Aoibheann Clancy; Emma Doherty, Kerryanne Brown
Maria Reynolds for Watkins 80′
Muireann Devaney for Clancy 90’+1′
Our U19 Women guided by Head Coach Dave Connell are in 2022 European round two action this week. We take on the hosts in our opening Group A7 encounter at 5pm on Wednesday afternoon in the City Stadium, Opava. Our second contest against France is set for the Bazaly Stadium, Ostrava at 2pm on Saturday afternoon and the final contest against Greece takes place at 2pm on Tuesday afternoon again in the Bazaly Stadium.
Goalkeepers: Rugile Auskalnyte (DLR Waves), Ciara Glackin (Athlone Town)
Defenders: Shauna Brennan (Galway WFC), Emma Bucci (South Carolina State), Della Doherty (Wexford FC), Therese Kinnevey (Galway WFC), Jessie Stapleton (Shelbourne), Abbey Tuthill (Shamrock Rovers)
Midfielders: Aoibheann Clancy (Wexford FC), Emily Corbett (Athlone Town), Muireann Devaney (Athlone Town), Eva Mangan (Cork City), Maria Reynolds (Shamrock Rovers), Kate Slevin (Galway WFC)
Forwards: Kerryanne Brown (Derry City), Emma Doherty (Sligo Rovers), Michelle Doonan (Peamount United), Erin McLaughlin (Peamount United), Rebecca Watkins (Wexford FC)