|Tir na nOg took the Boston Ladies Senior Football crown with a third win over the Boston Shamrocks.|
Tir na nOg retained the Boston Ladies championship in convincing style on Sunday. Any hopes that the Shamrocks had of bringing the series to a fifth game were quickly extinguished as Tir na nOg put three goals up on the scoreboard inside the first 30 minutes. The Shamrocks netted early in the second half, but notions of a comeback by the aristocrats of Boston ladies football faded with Tir na nOg’s response of five straight points.
Tir na nOg made their intentions clear in the first half. There was no evidence of complacency setting in with the Brighton side, having the comfort of knowing that there was another bite at the cherry should the day’s efforts not result in a victory. Grainne Collery, along with Aoife Waters and Andrea Bowie netted in the first 30 minutes, while Emma Conlon and the invaluable Laurie Ahern pointed three times between them. The Shamrocks mustered four points in the first period, Niamh Woods with two from play and Charlotte Delaney with two from frees.
|Tir na nOg's Emma Conlon goes past Niamh Woods|
Shamrocks: K. Rosedale, J. O’Connell, C. Dolan, N. Nugent, A. McDonnell, N. Hurst, J. O’Donoghue, N. Woods (0-2), E. Burns, T. Doherty (0-1), C. Treanor (0-1), S. Fadden (1-1), G. Coyle, S. Maloney, C. Delaney (0-4). Tir na nOg: D. Kelliher, T. Moran, L. Brick, L. Gilmore, A. Waters (1-1), A. Kelly, S. Patterson, L. Ahern (0-5), L. Nerney, N. Daly (0-1), E. Conlon (0-3), A. Bowie (1-0), G. Collery (2-1), S. Bannon, C. Kelly.
By Rory O'Donnell