SLIDESHOW: Limerick make WNL waves with UCD draw

Colm Kinsella


Colm Kinsella


LIMERICK FC secured a 1-1 draw with UCD Waves in the Continental Tyres FAI Women's National League at the Markets Field on Sunday.

UCD took a deserved lead in the opening half through Avril Brierly before Limerick fought back in the second half as Rebecca Horgan slotted home from close-range.

Horgan's goal gave Limerick a new lease of life as they took the game to UCD for the next 15 minutes, but the visitors did finish the game strongly.

A superb performance from Limerick goalkeeper Trish Fennelly along with some defensive clearances from Marie Curtin ensured that Dave Rooney's home side held on for a vital point, in a bid to secure a spot in the top half of the table.

Limerick FC are now within three points of table toppers Peamount United.

LIMERICK WFC: Trish Fennelly; Carys Johnson, Tara Mannix, Marie Curtin, Megan Kelleher; Therese Hartley; Lauren Keane, Sylvia Gee, Aisling O’Connor, Sophie Hudner (Megan Carroll 83); Rebecca Horgan. Subs not used: Karen Connolly, Sophie Glesson, Chloe Connolly, Rebecca Mahon, Claire Kelly, Sabrina McCarthy.