Date: 2017-05-06Code: Ladies FootballAge Category: Intermediate ChampionshipVenue: Rooke rdThrow in time: 4pmDunboyne V: RatoathStarting 15: Alison O sullivanMeabh O\'DohertyEmma O\'ByrneElaine DoyleBeibhin HickeyAnnie MoffattNiamh WilliamsJulie KavanaghAmy CoyneDee BlayneyShelly MeliaAisling FlynnFiona O\'NeillVicki WallAoife ThompsonHalf Time Score: 1-5 to 1-7Full Time Score: 2-19 to 1-9Scorers: Subs Used: noneTalking Points: Dunboyne got their intermediate championship off to a winning start thanks to a spirited 2nd half display.
Rataoth started the game very impressively and dominated the early exchanges, making good use of possession and the wind. They opened up a 1-5 to 0-2 lead after 20 mins. Their goals coming from a ball off the crossbar, collected and dispatched to the net.
thankfully Dunboyne responded well and started to gain better possession, which resulted in a well taken goal from Fiona O\'Neill, followed by point from Aoife Thompson.
At HT Ratoath led by 2 points.
Dunboyne delivered a much more spirited performance in the 2nd half, with an excellent point from Vicki Wall, immediately after the restart setting the tone for the second half.
A number of good scores from Shelly Melia, Aoife Thompson, Fiona O\'Neill and Niamh Williams, were capped with a goal from Vicki Wall which ensured a win for Dunboyne.
Emma O\'Byrne, had a strong game in defence and up front Wall, Melia, Thompson & O\'Neill keep the scoreboard ticking over.
Well done girls