Queen’s ensure top spot with confident win in Galway

EYHL Division 2 round-up
Queen’s assured themselves of top spot with a 6-0 win over Greenfields as Emily McStea’s hat trick lifted them to 27 points and out of range of Trinity.

Corinthian swept to a comfortable 6-0 win over Greenfields with Sophie Maleady scoring twice in the first half to get them on their way. It was their third win of the group stages and lifts them into third place with one game to go on April 6.

In Pool B, Monkstown moved into top spot in the group as they came back from 1-0 down to beat Lurgan 3-2, overtaking Catholic Institute who were not in action in the competition this weekend.

Town scored the next three with Claire O’Reilly equalising in the 53rd minute before Sadhbh Hoban-Logan scored two goals in quick succession in the 57th and 63rd minute to turn things around. Sarah McClure kept them honest with a late goal but Town held on for a sixth win from seven.

Nex Saturday, Town face Insta in Limerick with the winner topping the group, resolving the last issue from the group stages of this competition. Dungannon beat NUIG 1-0 to lift the Ulster side to 10 points

Pool A: Greenfields 0 Queens University 6 (E McStea 3, J McMaster, C Whiteside, K Ferguson); Corinthian 6 (S Maleady 2, L Pomeroy 2, C Proud-Murphy, N Torrans) Greenfields 0
Pool B: Dungannon 1 (L Cassells) NUIG 0; Monkstown 3 (S Hoban-Logan 2, C O’Reilly) Lurgan 2 (C Johnson, S McCLure)

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