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Gloria Douglas and Alex Kavanagh helped Shelbourne Ladies celebrate raising the Continental Tyres Women’s National League trophy with victory over Peamount United.
 
Douglas and Kavanagh struck either side of half time as Shelbourne finished their campaign unbeaten with a 2-1 victory away to Peamount.
 
Peamount half scrambled away Alex Kavanagh’s 27th minute corner only for Gloria Douglas to blast into the bottom corner of the net to Shels the lead.
 
Sarah Rowe came close to doubling the advantage two minutes later when her attempted shot came off the crossbar.
 
Alex Kavanagh got her fifth goal of the season on 69 minutes after Sarah Rowe run opened up the Peamount defence, and Kavanagh lifting the ball over Peamount keeper Naoisha McAloon.
 
Amber Barrett pulled one back for Peamount in the 89th minute as she chipped Niamh Reid Burke. The chip hitting the bottom of the post and rolling home.
 
Barrett’s strike was her 16th of the season and seals the golden boot award.
 
Elsewhere UCD Waves finished in the runners up spot after their 3-0 victory over Galway WFC in Jackson Park.
 
Dora Gorman found the net for the first time this season to give UCD Waves a 1-0 half time lead.
 
With Orlagh Nolan’s fifth of the season and Aine O’Gorman finding the net for the 10th time in the league sealing the victory for UCD who finish second with 24 points.
 
Elsewhere, Gary Hunt completed his reign as Wexford Youths WFC manager with a 1-0 victory over Cork City WFC in Ferrycarrig Park.
 
Claire O’Riordan 11th league goal of the season was the difference between the two sides as. O’Riordan finding the net from the edge of the penalty area.
 
Valerie Mulcahy came close to equalising for Cork City WFC with just four minutes remaining as her free kick sailed just off the bar.
 
Wexford Youths announced after the game that Gary Hunt had stepped down as manager.
 
Peamount United 1-2 Shelbourne Ladies
UCD Waves 3-0 Galway WFC
Wexford Youths WFC 1-0 Cork City WFC

 

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