Shane O’Donoghue struck twice in the closing nine minutes to dramatically swing the U-21 men’s interprovincial title Leinster’s way in Hillsborough, snatching the title from Ulster; on the women’s side, Lucy McKee was the heroine with five goals against South East
Birthday girl Rebecca Barry gave a present to all of Munster as her pinpoint short corner strike helped the province to a 1-0 win over Ulster at the U21 Interpros in Garryduff, Cork on day one of the U-21 interprovincials
The U-21 interpros return this weekend after a season’s hiatus, serving as a primary selection competition for the Irish panel’s European campaign this summer as the IHA will field a national side for the first time since 2004.
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