Portlaoise Girls win Kilmacud 7’s

Portlaoise Girls win Kilmacud 7’s

Portlaoise Ladies GAA U-14 squad won the Kilmacud 7’s Plate competition at the weekend beating the cream of the country’s sides.

The victorious panel consisted of Amy Byrne, Ciara Byrne, Kirsten Keenan, Leah Loughman, Anna Healy, Rebecca Reddin, Julia Cahill, Sinead Quinn, Alanah Doheny and Tara Byrne.

The young ladies had to overcome some top-class opponents throughout this prestigious tournament. This crack Portlaoise Ladies GAA sideĀ played 7 games in total including a winning performance against Athlone in the final. On the way to the victory podium this highly-regarded team from Laois accounted for Down’s Bryansford, Carrigaline from Cork , Meath outfit Royal Gaels, Naomh Brid from Donegal in quick succession before downing Bredagh in the Quarter Final and Longford Slashers in the Semi Final.

The victory was masterminded by manager Ivan Byrne and team mentor Olga Loughman.