01 Jul 2022

Limerick lose out to Antrim in All-Ireland Ladies Junior Football Championship

Limerick lose out to Antrim in Junior Ladies Championship

Katie Heelan, of Limerick, under pressure from Orla Carr, of Antrim, in the TG4 All Ireland Junior Championship fixture played at Bruff on Sunday Pic: Brendan Gleeson

LIMERICK Ladies Gaelic footballers suffered a 0-12 to 1-7 defeat to Antrim in their TG4 All-Ireland Junior Championship first round fixture played at Bruff on Sunday.

Limerick led 1-4 to 0-5 at half-time, with the home side's goal coming from a Catriona Davis penalty in the 11th minute, following a foul on Amy Ryan.

The home side then led 1-6 to 0-7 some 20 minutes into the second half.

However, Limerick, who host New York in their next championship outing, managed just a single point over the remainder of the game while Antrim added on five more points to claim a narrow victory.

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