All 4 scheduled fixtures went ahead of the weekend in the Women’s National League. DLR Waves had a bye in this round.
Wexford Youths 3 – 0 Peamount United
Wexford Youths put themselves firmly in title contention after handing Peamount their first loss of the season, and just their 4th domestic loss of this and last campaign. Youngster Ellen Molly was called into the Ireland squad for the girls in green’s trip to Germany, she hit the net twice. Nicola Sinnott was also on the scoresheet.
We spoke to Wexford Youths captain Kylie Murphy about her lengthy footballing career, you can listen here.
Galway 1 – 1 Shelbourne
Galway became the first team to take points off Shels this season. Galway took the lead with a belter from Chloe Singleton on the 27th minute. Shels maintained their unbeaten start as they equalized on the hour mark through Jess Ziu.
Athlone Town 3 – 2 Treaty United
A Huge day for Athlone Town as they recorded their first ever Women’s National League win. Treaty United took the lead 3 minutes in after Aoife Horgan scored. Athlone pegged them back just after the 32 minute mark through Kaitlin Keogh. Athlone had an attack straight after but Treaty countered off a goal kick and scored through Aoife Horan. Treaty’s lead would last just 8 minutes as parity was restored through Paula Doran. Keillie Brennan will go down in history as the first scorer of a winner from Athlone, she took advantage from a defensive mix up straight after kick-off to score a tap-in.
Bohemians 3 – 4 Cork City
Cork picked up their first win of the season against a battling Bohemian’s side. Lauren Egbuloniu scored her first goal back from injury as Cork took the lead. Dring doubled the scoring minutes later, Cork went in at halftime 0 – 2 up. Goals from Robinson and Maxwell got Bohs back on level terms. Shine scored twice to restore Corks 2 goal lead. Maxwell got another back for Bohs, but the Dublin side couldn’t find an equalizer.
Tuesday September 8th
Peamount v DLR Waves
Treaty United v Cork City
Saturday September 12th
DLR Waves v Bohemians
Peamount United – Galway
Sunday September 13th
Cork City – Athlone Town
Treaty United – Wexford Youths