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Semi-final spot in sight for ladies

Wednesday, 20th March, 2019 4:20pm

The Cork ladies footballers face a trip this weekend to Mayo where a win will seal their place in the semi-finals of the National League.

The team found their form at just the right juncture of the competition and enjoyed a 21 point win over Donegal at Páirc Uí Rinn last weekend, with goals from Ciara O’Sullivan, Niamh Cotter and Ashling Hutchings.

Points difference could yet be the deciding factor in the race for Lidl National Football League Division 1 semi-final places with Galway the only team guaranteed of making the last four. The remaining three spots are being fought for between Cork, Dublin, Donegal and Mayo who can all still earn a spot, but if Mayo don’t beat Cork next weekend, the current top four will automatically progress to the knock-out stages.

“It’s a good win, we are delighted,” said Cork manager Fitzgerald on last weekend's 3-16 to 0-4 win over Donegal.

“Obviously we were disappointed with our performance against Tipperary and asked for a response from the girls and we got it. They were missing a few key players which helped us, but to score 3-16 was good going.

“We were on top from the word go and performance-wise, it was a step up from the one against Tipperary and puts us in better form going forward.”

Cork play Mayo on Sunday 24 March in the Lidl Ladies Football National League, throw-in at MacHale Park is at 12pm.

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