On Thursday 9th October, Laurel Hill played Nenagh in the first round of the Senior Munster League. It was played in Mungret GAA pitch, in tough, wet conditions. The game was reffed by Shane Flourish.
Laurel Hill were on top for most of the first half. We had strong performances from Áine O’Laughlin and Sinead McNamara in Mid-field. Brilliant scores from Kate Mulqueen on the frees. At the end of the first half, Laurel Hill were up by 2 points and deservingly so.
Nenagh came out strong in the second half, scoring 2 goals in the space of 5 minutes mid-way during the second half, this boosted their confidence and put Laurel Hill under pressure going into the final minutes. Unfortunately Laurel Hill could not hold out.
The final score was Laurel Hill 3:5 Nenagh 3:10
– Aoife Coughlin, Top Button sports corespondent