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Eglish Camogs in Ulster Final this Sunday

By tyronepro Fri 4th Dec

Eglish Camogs in Ulster Final this Sunday
Eglish Camogs in Ulster Final this Sunday

Eglish camogie club are still training hard as winter approaches. Training at this time of year for any camogie club would have been for a provincial semi-final. However the Tyrone kingpins were still eagerly awaiting their first Ulster title in 24 years on Sunday past before a replay on the other side of the draw. An appeal by Armagh champions Madden against the result of the other semi-final meant that the final was delayed. It’s a delay that has lasted over a month and the replay between Armagh champions Madden and Derrys Watty Graham’s Glen was played on Sunday.
Madden had home advantage and the wet and windy conditions made it difficult for both teams. The game was very close and after ten minutes Madden had a point lead. Glen then forged ahead and at half time it was Madden 1:02 Glen 1:05. As the second half progressed Glen extended their lead and won in convincing style with a score-line of Madden 1:08 Glen 6:05.
Captain Ciara Donnelly’s performance will be paramount to the final. Ciara has had a personal award since her semi-final win against Liatroim when she lifted the Ulster Intermediate Player of the year award and she had this to say
“We are all looking forward to the final with excitement. We don’t know a lot about our opponents but we do know they have talent. It has been 24 years since the club last lifted an Ulster trophy and expectation mounts year on year. We have come so close in previous years only to lose by whisker and we don’t want to be disappointed this year”
Ciara is top scorer this year and she will be hoping to increase her tally and end her team’s painful wait for Ulster silverware.
The manager Martin Curry ,Middletown Armagh had this to say
“It’s a great honour to coach such a great bunch of talented girls. It has been our ambition from the start of the year to reach an Ulster final. We play our camogie in the Derry league and we know how competitive it is. We are expecting a tough physical encounter from our opponents and we hope we will be ready for the game.”
Two other players on the team also lifted personal awards since their semi-final. Leanne Donnelly was voted minor player of the year and Ciara McGready lifted the senior award at a ceremony in Bundoran on Friday for the awards.
Is this finally the year that the Eglish players and supporters alike dare to dream of?
The final against Glen takes place on Sunday 6th December at 4:00pm in The Loup GAC.
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By tyronepro Fri 4th Dec

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