Connacht claim U16 title…

Connacht have won their first ever Inteprovincial title at underage level in Galway today. Connacht, Leinster and Ulster all finished on 9 points but Connacht with a better goal difference were crowned ESB U16 champions for the first time in their province’s history. The result denies Leinster a clean sweep of the schools interprovincial title.

Final placings

Connacht – 9 points (goal difference 8)
Ulster – 9 points (goal difference 6)
Leinster – 9 points (goal difference 4)
Munster – 1 point
South East – 1 point

Results – ESB U16 Girls Interprovincials
Sunday: South East 0-0 Munster ; Connacht 4 (Tara Melvin, Ciara Meagher, Lynsey Trainor, Katie Coydre) Leinster 1 (Patricia O’Dwyer); Munster 1 (Naomi Carroll) Ulster 4 (Vanessa Surgeoner 2, Joanne Orr, Natalie Barr); Leinster 5 (Chloe Watkins, Aisling Naughton 2 Genevieve Appelby, Gillian Pinder) South East 2 (Amy Rossiter, Steffi Bowe); Connacht 3 (Niamh Walsh , Katie Coydre, Eavan Murphy) Ulster 4 (Rebecca McAllister 2, Gabby McNally, Anna Mae Morton)

Saturday: Connacht 2 (Katie Codyre, Dora Gorman) South East 0; Leinster 5 (Sinead McGirr, Patricia O’Dwyer 2, Aisling Naughton,Gillian Pinder) Munster 3 (Naomi Carroll 2, Katie Campbell; Ulster 4 (Leah Ewart, Rachel Calvin. Gabby McNally Vanessa Surgenor) South East 0; Connacht 4 (Freddie Timmins Katie Coydre, Eavan Murphy 2) Munster 0: Leinster 4 (Aisling Burke 2, Deirdre Duke, Nicola Gray) Ulster 2 (Vanessa Surgenor, Hannah Clarke)

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