Tesco All-Ireland U16 Championship Semi-Final: Galway v Cork

Semi-Final: Galway V Cork
Venue: Drum and Inch GAA, Tipperary
Time: 1:30pm
Date: July 11, 2021
Referee: Justin Heffernan

RESULT: Galway 0-10, Cork 3-15

In the U16 All Ireland Semi Final Galway were unlucky to loose out to Cork on a scoreline of Cork 3-15 Galway 0-10.

Up to this point, Galway overcame Limerick on a scoreline of Galway 3-17 Limerick 0-10 and Clare on a scoreline of Galway 4-19 Clare 3-9 in their group games to top their group!

Cork got off to the perfect start in the first half netting 3 goals while Galway were very unlucky to have their goal chances saved by the Cork Keeper, Jill Connaughton.

Jade Whelton pointed a 45 and with Alanna Fahy adding two and Aoibheann Barry another point to get Galway off the mark. Cork went in 3-5 to 0-6 points at half time. Cork Maintained their lead throughout the second half to book their place in the final.

Scorers on tbe day: Aoibheann Barry 0-3 (0-2 f), Alannah Fahy 0-2 (0-1 45), Ciara Mc Grath, Jade Whelton, Caoimhe Kelly, Kayla Madden, Sophie Flynn 0-1 each.

2021 Galway U16 Team –
Back row, Left to right: Claire Glynn, Grace Leen, Sinead McManus, Moya Loftus, Kayla Earner, Aoibhe Carr, Ciara McClearn, Aoibhe Glynn, Léana Nic Dhonncha, Kayla Madden, Alannah Fahy, Abbie Massey, Kacey Coleman, Shíofra Ní Scanláin, Jade Whelton, Mia Flannery, Ciara McGrath, Leah Murphy, Síobhan Carr, Heather Curley
Front Row, Left to Right: Caoimhe Hickey, Ava Killian, Rachel Gannon, Katie Scully, Caoimhe Kelly, Aoife Collins, Sophie Flynn, Leah Moran, Caoimhe Callaghan, Emma Fitzgerald, Aoibhe Joyce, Helena Tarpey, Aoibheann Barry, Ava Crowe, Therese Marie Murray. Photo credit: Mike O’Hehir.