Munster Women Remain Unbeaten
31st October 2009 By Munster Rugby
The Munster women’s side recorded their second win of the interprovincial championship this afternoon in Crosshaven RFC when they defeated Leinster 9-6.
With all the scores coming from penalties in the opening half Munster did just enough to win outright on a three point margin, outscoring Leinster three penalties to two.
Clonmel’s Niamh Briggs kicked Munster’s points and Leinster’s Nora Stapleton added the visitors scores.
Munster team: Niamh Briggs (Clonmel), Gemma Crowley (Ballincollig), Jetty Feighery (UL Bohs), Patrique Kelly (UL Bohs), Sandra Williams (UL Bohs), Helen Brosnan Vice Captain (Highfield), Louise Beamish (UL Bohs), Laura Guest (Highfield), Chris Fanning (Highfield), Gillian Bourke (UL Bohs), Helen Jones (Highfield), Kate O’Loughlin (Clonmel), Louise Austin (UL Bohs), Paula O’Connor (UL Bohs), Joy Neville Capt. (UL Bohs).
Replacements: Kate Sheahan (UL Bohs), Jo O’Meara (Clonmel), Karen Casey (Highfield), Fiona Hayes (UL Bohs), Clara Bracken (Clonmel), Nicole Fitzgerald (UL Bohs ), Mariead Kelly (UL Bohs).
Head Coach: Fiona Steed
Assistant Coach: Sarahjane Belton
Management: Kate McCarthy and Regina O’Reilly
Physio: Annmarie Minogue
Strength & Conditioning: John Canavan