WNL Round-Up: Peamount Utd storm ahead

The Women’s National League returned with a full schedule of fixtures this weekend after the international break. Last weekend Cork beat DLR Waves 2 – 1 in a rearranged game. In The FAI Cup preliminary round Bohemians beat Athlone Town on penalties to reach the Quarter Final.

Shelbourne 1 – 6 Peamount United

Peamount United made a massive statement in their bid to retain their title as they replaced Shels at the top of the table. First half goals from Lucy McCartan and Eleanor Ryan Doyle had Peas in control going into the break. The flood gates opened in the 2nd half with 2 goals from Stephanie Roche and another from Ryan-Doyle. Jess Gargan got one back for Shels before Aine O’Gorman sealed what was a remarkable win for the away side in this Dublin Derby.


Wexford Youths 1 – 2 Cork City

Cork City pulled off a shock at Ferrycarrig Park to confirm there place in the top 5 when the league splits. All the goals came in the first 21 minutes with Saoirse Noonan opening the scoring before captain Kylie Murphy equalized just after. Eabha O’Mahony scored what proved to be the winner, and Cork held on for a huge victory.

Galway 1 – 0 Treaty United

Galway battled to a hard fought win over Treaty United in the race to secure a top 5 spot. Chloe Singleton scored the only goal, which you can view below.

Athlone Town 1 – 4 DLR Waves

DLR Waves got their first win of the season in the midlands over the weekend. Goals from Katie Malone, Catherine Cronin, Ally O’keefe, and an own goals saw DLR Waves past Athlone, who scored through Kaitlyn Keogh early in the first half. DLR Waves coach Graham Kelly will be on Peil And Back this Friday. You can get the last 10 eisodes of all our shows by clicking Latest Episodes on the menu above.

Next weekend is the quarter finals of the FAI Women’s Cup. All games take place on Saturday October 3rd.

Bohemians v Cork City (K/O 14:00)

Treaty United v DLR Waves (K/O 14:00)

Peamount United v Shelbourne (K/O 18:00)

Galway v Wexford Youths (K/O 18:00)

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Bayern Munich Claim Super Cup

Champions League holders Bayern Munich beat last seasons Europa League winners after extratime in Budapest to win the UEFA Super Cup.

The annual final was relocated from Portugal to Hungary with some fans allowed in attendance. It was Sevilla who took the lead after they were awarded a penalty when striker DeJong was pushed by Alaba. Ocampos took a long run up and slotted into the corner barely taking his eyes off Neuer in the Bayern goal.

Despite falling behind it was the Germans who had the better chances with Lewandowski causing chaos and setting up Muller for a near miss. The Polish striker then had a chance himself but shot straight at Bono. Bayern found parity moments later when Muller played a beautiful outside of the foot chip through to Lewandowski who knocked it back to Goretzka. The midfielder slotted home.

The game went into a lull before halftime with neither side creating anything of note. However early in the second half Bayern had the ball in the net twice. Lewandowski looked to have gotten his usual goal, but it was ruled out for offside. Sane nearly had his first European goal for Munich, but the flag went up.

Sevilla could have won the game late on. Suubstitutte En Nesyri was through with just the keeper to beat, but Neuer pulled off an exceptional save. As extratime began En Nesyri would have another chance, this time the woodwork saved Bayern.

Bayern wouldn’t be denied a 4th trophy this year. Alaba had his shot parried by Bono. The ball went straight to Javi Martinez who headed in.

This is the 2nd time Bayern have lifted the Super Cup, having won it in 2013.