Sweet revenge for Enda’s in Final
IN WHAT was a repeat of last year’s Ladies Football Division One Féile decider, Ballyboden St Enda’s took on Foxrock Cabinteely in this year’s showpiece and won out 1-5 to 1-2 in Blanchardstown IT.
Having met the previous day in the group stages when FoxCab emerged on top by a point, the two sides produced another exciting spectacle with Boden avenging both their defeat in the group stages and in last year’s decider.
Ballyboden St Enda's avenged their loss in last year's Feile Final after beating Foxrock Cabinteely in this season's decider in Blanchardstown
The Firhouse Road side were quickest out of the blocks, taking advantage of the strong wind by putting up a score of 1-2 to no reply, Abbie Brennan finding the back of the net and Kate Donaghy shooting over.
FoxCab got back into it when they converted a penalty with Boden grabbing another two points courtesy of Aine Rafter and Hannah Byrne to go in with a 1-4 to 1-0 half time advantage.
With the wind at their backs FoxCab came back into it, converting a 45 but Boden responded by registering another point by Donaghy.
FoxCab brought the game back to three points but Ballyboden stood firm with an outstanding defence while Sarah Gleeson played a true captain’s role at midfield.
MEANWHILE the Division Five Final saw Ballyboden B battle hard but lose 3-5 to 0-1 against Westmanstown Gaels.