Ladies Annual Report 2005
This year a total of fifty one U-10 & U-12 girls took part in thirty training sessions and played thirty one matches under the guidance of Ann Larkin, Patricia Melvin, Peter Mangan, Mickey O'Donnell and John Hegarty.
The Mayo league matches started in May and were played on Wednesday evenings.
The following were the scores for the League. Crossmolina 1-5; Hollymount 0-4. Louisberg 0-6; Crossmolina 2-10. Crossmolina 1-4; Moy Davits 4-4. Charlestown 2-4; Crossmolina 2-14. Knockmore 2-7; Crossmolina 1-7. Crossmolina Vs St Anne's, walkover due to St. Anne's unable to field.
The Girls finished second in the league and had home venue for the semi final. On a wet and blustery evening in St Tiernans park a ding dong battle ended with Hollymount scoring a goal to prevent Crossmolina contesting a county final against Moy Davitts. Hollymount won the final by 10 points.
County ‘B' Semi Final U-12 Crossmolina 0-5; Hollymount 1-5.
A team exclusively from Crossmolina took part in the community games U-12 girls competition and came very close to making the county final losing out to Knockmore in the semi final.
An end of season U-12 Blitz was hosted by Crossmolina on Sunday the 4th of Sept. Five teams took part, Swinford, St.Brigits, Moy Davitts, Knockmore and Crossmolina. Many thanks to all who helped out on the day including Sinead & Olivia Heffernan who made Tea for the adults and dished out the drinks to the girls before dashing off to Castlebar for the senior drawn game against Westport. Thanks also to Brian Benson and Michael Hegarty who traveled in a car trailer holding onto a set of goalposts from St. Marys Park to the pitch.
The U-12 team played 2 challenge matches, Knockmore 1-6; Crossmolina 1-5, Crossmolina 2-10; Enniscrone 4-3.
The following girls were part of the 2005 U-12 squad Emer Jordan, Kate Fox, Catherine Larkin, Fiona Hiney, Laura Judge, Leah Doherty, Nicole Caden, Pamela Garrett, Eimear Loftus, Jane Fox, Catriona Maughen, Kate Dever, Kate Dolan, Carol Fair, Rachel Gallagher, Sinead Fergus, Ann Marie Gill, Shauna Carolan, Sarah Duffy, Emily Davidson, Aishling Cronin, Carmel Mulhern, Maria O'Donnell, Marie Larkin, Rachel Kearns, Colleen Barrett, Niamh Barrett, Sarah Barrett, Megan Quinn, Nicola Judge, Rachel Melvin, Natasha Paden
An U-10 blitz was hosted by Knockmore on Saturday the 6th of June. It was contested by over two hundred players. Crossmolina fielded two teams, The ‘A' team played Louisberg, Castlebar, Hollymount and St Brigit's and won all their matches. The ‘B' team was very unlucky to loose by one point in each of their matches played against Westport, Moy Davits & Charlestown.
Then it was on to Claremorris on the 16th of July. The girls played Swinford, St. Mary's, Knockmore and Westport and again won all their matches.
The Blitz in Westport was on the 13th of Aug. The girls played Westport, Swinford and Kiltimagh losing only one game by a point to Kiltimagh.
The Swinford Blitz was held on the 11th of Sept, The girls played Swinford, Charlestown, Breaffy and Knockmore again losing only one game to Swinford
The following girls were part of the 2005 U-10 squad Kate Dever, Kate Dolan, Carol Fair, Rachel Gallagher, Sinead Fergus, Ann Marie Gill, Shauna Carolan, Maria O'Donnell, Marie Larkin, Rachel Kearns, Colleen Barrett, Niamh Barrett, Sarah Barrett, Megan Quinn, Nicola Judge, Rachel Melvin, Grace Tolan, Caoimhe Walsh, Sarah Corcoran, Laura Fergus, Danielle Kelly, Clara Loftus, Chloe Paden, Haley Paden, Karen Hegarty, Emma Judge, Stacy Mangan, Michelle Kearns, Gemma Cooney, Nisha Maughen, Rebecca Maughen, Regina Mc Nulty, Eaodain McDermott, Sharon Granahan
We will start training indoors in March on Wednesday evenings 6.00 - 7.00 for U-10 and U-12. All girls aged eight years and older are welcome to take part. Membership & insurance for 2005 is €25 and €2 for each bus trip.
All involved with the U-12 & U-10s wish to thank Team sponsor Tommy Dolan of Dolan Stainless for his continued support.
Report by John Hegarty