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Ladies Football All-Ireland U-16 ‘B’ Semi-Final: Roscommon 4-13 Sligo 3-7

Roscommon U-16s qualified for an All-Ireland final clash with Kildare after this impressive win against Sligo last Friday night in Ballyhaunis. Roscommon led by two points at half-time but turned in a great second half display to overcome a spirited Sligo side.

  Player of the match was Lauren Shanagher who scored 3-4 and was razor-sharp all through. Rachel O’Brien was Sligo’s best player on the night but Roscommon were in control in that second half and a goal from sub Sheena Kilroe saw Roscommon copper fasten an excellent win. Roscommon now play Kildare in the All-Ireland final on July 12th.

Roscommon: S Lavin; R Kildea, S Wynne, A Walsh; J Brennan, M Kelly, K McPhillips; K Nolan, E Irwin; O Kelly, K Colgan (0-2), K Shine (0-3); L Shanagher (3-4), M Keogh, K Earley (0-3). Subs: H Martin for Kelly, S Kilroe (1-0), for Shine, A Griffin (0-1) for Keogh, K Harrington for Martin, T Cronin for Colgan.