Under 11 Camogie Versus Ballyboden St.Endas

posted 12 Jun 2013, 07:05 by Skerries Harps   [ updated 12 Jun 2013, 07:06 ]

On Sunday a reduced number of girls travelled to Ballyboden, in all  15 girls managed to make the trip, a number were away ,one girl was unwell that morning and one no communication.

To help fulfil the fixture Ballyboden “lent” us some players but insisted that they go in goal, this was like giving the keys of the house to the burglar.

The blue team were under pressure from the start and conceded some early goals. Despite this there were some great displays. Hannah Fennell had her best game yet for the Harps she repeatedly lifted and cleared striking from both sides out of defence. Alice Grimes got stuck in and her first touch has come on hugely. Eva Delaney battled strongly at midfield getting a few knocks in the process despite this she battled on but had too much work to do, she lifted well and struck well, was a little overwhelmed by the task but she must learn that some days things don’t go right for your team but you keep on going. Jessica Cashin drifted in and out and found it hard to settle but executed a few good lifts and clean catches. Leah Howell also showed strongly and was unlucky not to score and also managed a few good lifts. Robyn Joyce competed well but got very little ball in the forwards in the first half but at midfield in the second was more involved and with practice she will move to the next level. Hannah Lengenhager had a quite first half as very little ball went near her in the first half. In the second half she was in defence and again showed great improvement with each passing game when her ground striking improves she will be a huge asset to the team.

While the girls were disappointed with a heavy defeat they should all be pleased with certain parts of their game, it was a slightly unusual set up, but they came away with something and are continuing to improve.