GAA NEWS – MOVILLE RECLAIM UNDER 16A TITLE AFTER THREE YEAR ABSENCE

first_imgThe victorious Moville Under 16 teamMoville u-16s ladies reclaimed the county title in a thrilling game vs Fanad Gaels in Convoy.Moville started the brighter and raced into an early two point lead before Fanad goaled with virtually there first attack, closely followed by a point from Aoife McDeveitt.However, the Moville girls soon settled down after this early setback and began to play the fast running game that had carried them to this final. They cut open the Fanad defence on 3 occasions to raise the green flag with goals from Sarah Jane Mc Donald, Roma Mc Laughlin. They picked off 4 additional points but Fanad, themselves playing well kept the scoreboard ticking at the other end with a goal from Éimear Gibbons and a point from Rachel Sweeney. Moville held a narrow lead at half time of 3-06 to 3-03.If the first half was exciting then the second half had everything that is good about ladies football. Fanad started brightly and soon leveled the game and then went ahead with scores from Michelle Doherty and Caoimhe Walsh.Moville responded before Fanad had a ten minute period of dominance in which they moved into a two point lead thanks to some strong running through the middle. With about eight minutes to go, Fanad were awarded a penalty which was brilliantly saved by Amy Canning.This seemed to spur the Moville girls on they pressurised the Fanad defence time after time. Great work from Miaread Coll in the centre of the field and Aisling Howe in the backline helped to contain the Moville forward. Sarah Jane Mc Donald goaled for Movillefrom a free on the 13m line and this was quickly followed by a couple of points to leave the Inisowen girls two points ahead.Fanad reduced the deficit to the minimum but from the resulting kick out, Roma Mc Laughlin picked the ball on her own 45 and drove forward before calmly slotting the ball over the bar form 30 m for the final score of the game to leave the final score 5-09 to 5-07.Niamh Cavanagh accepted the cup from Donegal Ladies President , Kenny Griffen. She thanked the girls for their hard work and commitment everyone who had contributed to the team winning the title and especially to manager, Paul Mc Dermott and his backroom team of William Mc Elhinney, Elaine Cavanagh, Sonia Mc Laughlin and Margaret Mc Donald.Fanad put up a brave fight against Moville GAA NEWS – MOVILLE RECLAIM UNDER 16A TITLE AFTER THREE YEAR ABSENCE was last modified: June 1st, 2013 by StephenShare this:Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on Reddit (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pocket (Opens in new window)Click to share on Telegram (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to share on Skype (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window) Tags:FanadmovilleUnder 16last_img read more

Harjit Sajjan apologizes for claiming he was architect of Operation Medusa

first_imgOTTAWA – Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan says he is truly sorry after claiming in a recent speech to have been the architect of Canada’s largest battle in Afghanistan.The mea culpa follows what some saw as a half-hearted apology for the comments Sajjan made in India earlier this month.In a Facebook post, Sajjan says he made a mistake by describing himself as the architect of Operation Medusa in 2006.He goes on to retract the comments and offer his sincere apologies to all the soldiers he served with in Afghanistan.That includes then-major general David Fraser and his team, whom Sajjan credits for the operation’s success.Sajjan does not say why he made the comments about Operation Medusa, during which hundreds of Taliban were killed.last_img