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Ladies Football: CONNACHT CROWNED INTERPROVINCIAL SHIELD WINNERS 

Connacht’s Post Primary Schools Team were crowned LIDL Interprovincial Shield winners on Saturday in Kinnegad as they defeated Leinster 3-5 to 1-5 in the final. 

Francie Keane’s charges found the going tough in the round-robin phase suffering three losses to Munster, Leinster and Ulster before getting things right against the eastern province.  Ulster beat Munster in the Cup Final.

Galway senior star Sarah Conneally was also a mentor with the team and they featured 12 Galway players along with Leitrim captain Eimhin Quinn.

Glenamaddy Community School were represented by Lynsey and Hannah Noone; Presentation College Tuam featured Niamh Daly, Kate Geraghty, Amy O’Donovan, Chelsie Crowe and Louise Reilly; Ciara McCarthy lined out on behalf of Colaiste Bhaile Chlair; Shauna Boyle and Aoife Molloy were from Scoil Bhride Mercy, Tuam; while Chloe Miskell and Derbhla Neenan lined out on behalf of Holy Rosary Mountbellew and Dunmore Community School respectively.

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