UL Bohemians Women to take on Blackrock in the All Ireland Cup Final

Mike Storey’s UL Bohemians Women’s team to take on Blackrock in the All Ireland Cup Final

UL Bohemians women are into the All Ireland Cup final after a narrow win over Old Railway on Sunday. Tries from Captain Fiona Hayes and Edel Murphy being the decisive factor in which was a very tight game.

They will now face rivals Blackrock this Sunday in the cup final which is to be played in Dubarry park at 3:30 pm.

Bohemians started off their All Ireland Cup campaign in early January with a fantastic display against Tipperary club Thurles RFC 26-0. They went into the Quarter final strong favourites to win and overcame Highfield by 15-6.

Last month they then went on to play Old Railway, in a very tough contest which ended 10-10 in a strong physical battle, but in the replay they came out with vengeance and gave it there all beating Railway by 12-10 the final score.

The Bohemian women are on top of their game this season and if they win on Sunday they will have won the treble after all ready being crowned Munster Cup and All Ireland League Champions.

Their opponents Blackrock are all to familiar for the UL Bohemians women as they played them in January in the All Ireland League. The Limerick club being the better team on the day beating them 19-15.

Blackrock got there All Ireland Cup campaign off to a great start beating Ballynahinch 66-3. To easy of a battle for the Dublin based club.

They went on to play Galway side Galwegians in their Quarter final and got over the line to beat them 28-22 in a close encounter in Clontarf FC in February.

Blackrock played fellow Dublin club Old Belvedere in their All Ireland Cup semi-final and on the day overcame them narrowly 10-8 in a very close game.

UL Bohemians will be looking to players such as former Kerry ladies footballer Edel Murphy and Irish Womens Rugby player, captain Fiona Reidy to help their team get over the line on Sunday.

They have a strong squad with players of the likes of Fiona Hayes, Liz Burke and Niamh Kavanagh who have all been fantastic for the Limerick side this season.

Blackrock will be looking to Eimear Corri and Mairead Holohan to help their push forward team and beat there rivals.

With a brilliant manager in Mike Storey the Limerick women will be looking to finish there season on a high.

From everyone at Sporting Limerick we wish them the very best of luck.

All Ireland Women’s Cup Final

UL Bohemians V Blackrock

Sunday April 22nd

Dubarry Park @ 3:30pm.





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