Women's Soccer Colleges Association of Ireland

Irish Combined Colleges bring the Plate home from the Keele Cup in Manchester

26 July 2010

The girls beat Blackburn 1 - 0 in the semi final and then went on to beat Mosley Hill 2 - 0 in the final.

The Irish Combined Colleges Team narrowly lost out on qualifying for the cup competition on goal difference, but went on to do them self's proud in the plate, to ensure they didn't leave empty handed.

Well done to the players, management team and all involved...


Plate Semi Final - Irish Colleges 1-0 Blackburn

The girls played some excellent free flowing football against Blackburn and created lots of scoring opportunity's. Julieanne Herrity scored the colleges only goal of the game from a great corner swung in by Amelia Shister.

Irish Combined Colleges Team:

Shona Hanlon (U.C.D),  Sinead Leahy (C.I.T), Anna Mc Cormack (D.C.U), Kathleen O Brien (C.S.N), Lorna O Connell (U.L), Val Leahy (C.I.T), Amelia Shister (Trinity), Deirdre Doherty (I.T Sligo), Julieanne Herrity (U.U.J), Gertie Dowd (Mary I), Aoife Herbert (U.L),

Subs used: Tanya Mc Gowan (C.S.N), Mary Barrett (MaryI)



Plate Final - Irish Colleges 2-0 Mossley Hill

A weekend where there was lots of football played, there was many tired legs going into the last game, but the team pulled toughter and dug deep and worked hard for each other when it mattered most. The Irish combined colleges had beaten Mosley Hill 1-0 in group stages, so knew what they where up against. Deirdre Dotherty scored in the first half and on form striker Julieanne Herrity scored yet again in this years tournament with few minutes to go, to guarantee the Irish Combined Colleges 2010 Keele Cup Plate Champions!


Irish Combined Colleges Team:

Shona Hanlon (U.C.D),  Sinead Leay (C.I.T), Anna Mc Cormack (D.C.U), Kathleen O Brien (C.S.N), Lorna O Connell (U.L), Tanya Mc Gowan (C.S.N), Amelia Shister (Trinity),  Karen Duggan (U.L), Deirdre Doherty (I.T Sligo), Julieanne Herrity (U.U.J), Aoife Herbert (U.L),

Subs used:  Val Leahy (C.I.T), Mary Barrett (MaryI), Hannah Tyrrell (Trinity)

Irish Combined Colleges Squad

Back Row L-R Eoin Killackey (Coach), Hannah Tyrrell (Trinity), Kathleen O Brien (C.S.N), Julieanne Herrity (U.U.J), GK Elisha Hunston (A.I.T), GK Shona Hanlon (U.C.D), Ciara Desmond (C.S.N), Deirdre Doherty (I.T Sligo), Mary Barrett (Mary I), Karen Duggan (U.L), Emma Martin (Coach)

Front Row L-R Gertie Dowd (Mary I), Anna Mc Cormack (D.C.U), Amelia Shister (Trinity), Tanya Mc Gowan (C.S.N), Val Leahy (C.I.T), Sinead Leahy (C.I.T), Lorna O Connell (U.L), Captain Aoife Herbert (U.L), Missing from photo Maz Sweeney (Coach)

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