Waves roll over Cork as Peamount bag six

by Aaron Dunne
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DLR Waves claimed their first win in four games after seeing of Cork City 1-0 in the WNL last weekend.

Waves broke the deadlock half an hour in, Mia Dodd driving a low free kick into the bottom corner of the City net from just outside the box.

Elsewhere, Peamount had an easy run of it at PRL Park as they put six past Treaty United.

It only took six minutes for Peamount to get their goal tally underway. Sadhbh Doyle played a through-ball in for Tara O’Hanlon, and the youngster calmly finished to out her side ahead.

The Peas extended their lead to 3-0 just before halftime, with Erin McLaughlin and Áine O’Gorman both grabbing the goals.

And second-half strikes from  O’Gorman and Lauryn O’Callaghan sealed the win.

Meanwhile, Wexford kept pace with leaders Shels as they saw off Bohs 5-2 agt Dalymount Park.

Shels, however, weren’t to be outdone as they battled to a hard-earned 2-1 win away to Galway.

A 36th-minute penalty from Jessie Stapleton and a second half Noelle Murray goal saw them take the points.

calmly finished to put Shels in front.

Shelbourne doubled their advantage on 66 minutes, with Noelle Murray taking on the shot from range and chipping Ronayne in the Galway goal.

Galway struck back in the 73rd minute from a Bryce Reynolds header, which made for an exciting final quarter in the game. However, Shelbourne held on and collected all three important points to remain top of the table.

Ellen Molloy of Wexford Youths is tackled by Bohs’ Lisa Murphy (left) and Isobel Finnegan at Dalymount Park

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