Wexford WFC in Women’s Champions League action…13/08/2019

So Hotel Group are the new sponsors of the Women’s National League and current champions Wexford WFC travelled to Lithuania where they  contested qualifying Group 10 in the UEFA Womens Champions League between the 7th and 13th August 2019.

Wexford commenced their challenge with a disappointing three one defeat by Vllaznia of Albania on Wednesday morning in Alytus. Wexford took an early lead through Edel Kennedy but conceded three times before the half-time break.

Their second contest took place on Saturday the 10th August against the mini-tournament hosts Gintra of Lithuania who commenced their challenge with a one nil victory over Birkirkara on Wednesday. The hosts took an early lead but goals for McKenna Davidson and Lauren Kelly secured victory for Wexford.

Wexford completed their Group involvement on Tuesday the 13th August with a crushing seven two victory over Birkirkara of Malta in Marijampole. Captain Kylie Murphy scored a hat-trick while McKenna Davidson, Edel Kennedy, Rianna Jarrett and Ciara Rossiter also found the net. Sadly it was not enough to qualify for the knock-out stage as Villaznia secured a one all draw in their final game against Gintra and progress.