Well done Ciara
UCCs Ciara O’Connell has just returned from Korea along with assistant coach Greg Yelverton fresh from Irelands 6 match campaign at the World University Games. The womens Soccer team finished 13th in the tournament which was won by France who beat Russia in the final.
Details of Ireland’s final match are as follows:
Women’s playoff for 13th:
Women’s Play off places 13-14: Ireland 3 (R Maguire 64, 83, Hansberry 90+3) South Africa 3 (R Jane 58, 79, S Dlamini 39). Ireland won 4-2 on pens.
IRELAND: N Reid Burke (IT Blanchardstown); C O’Connell (UCC), C Rossiter (Waterford IT), C Cormican (UL), A Frawley (St Pat’s), J Byrne (NUIG); D Gorman (UCD), C O’Riordan (IT Carlow), E Hansberry (IT Sligo), S Killeen (UCD), R Maguire (NCI).
Subs: J A Russell (UCD) for O’Riordan h-t, C Cronin (UCD) for Cormican61 mins, R Graham (IT Carlow) for Killeen 64 mins, C Grant (UCD) for Gorman 69 mins, J Gleeson (Waterford IT), S Rowe (DCU), O Nolan (UCD), R Doyle (Maynooth Univ), E Badana (Drexel Univ).
For more details on the games see below: