SENIOR LADIES FOOTBALL INTO DUBLIN A CHAMPIONSHIP SEMI FINAL
Ballyboden Senior A ladies footballers qualified for the Dublin senior A championship semi final on Wed 8 July by comprehensively beating St. Sylvesters away in Malahide by a scoreline of 2 -16 to 0 – 2. This followed on their win over Clann Na nGael in the previous round 3 -12 to 2- 6. With Foxrock already through, the girls now look forward to a last four clash which is still to be decided against teams including Crokes, St. Brigids, Fingalians and Thomas Davis.
Despite missing players due to injuries, holidays, work commitments and J1s the Boden girls still had too much resources for Syls. As the score highlights this was a team performance with 9 players getting on the scoreboard.
Michelle O Reilly, Niamh Mc Mahon, Grainne Archbold, Doireann Mullaney, Ruth Gillen, Grainne O Malley, Sinead Crowley, Ciara Ruddy, Rachel Nugent (Captain), Alicia Fitzpatrick, Gemme Fay, Róisín Ryan, Hannah Hyland, Deirdre Lawless, Sarah Ó Brien,. Subs: Paula McGrath and Megan Conway.
Unavailable: Claire King, Rachel Ruddy, Beth Molloy, Emily Flanagan, Jenny Ward, Aoide Ó Brien, Katie Murphy, Elaine Mc Grath , Cathy Ó Neill, Maria McGrath, Niamh Chawke, Maria Hoey, Louise Brett, Una McGinn, Zenouska Murphy, Emma Grey, Simone Ó Reilly, Grace Walsh, Rachel White, Sinead Ryan, Jen Flaherty.
The Boden girls as we speak are in the championship semi-final, chasing a semi final place in the cup and a top four finish in the league.