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Peamount United have put pressure on WNL leaders Wexford Youths going into today's game against UCD as Cork leap-frogged Galway in the league.

Peamount United 4-1 Galway United

WNL title-chasers Peamount United survived a home scare as they ran out 4-1 winners against Galway WFC at Greenogue.

Aislinn Meaney, who has recently trained with Women's National Team Head Coach Colin Bell at FAI HQ, Abbotstown, put Galway ahead with just 14 minutes on the clock.

Galway looked as though they were in line to get a surprise three points before Peamount showed the form that has them second in the league table in the last 15 minutes.

WNT international Amber Barrett continued her impressive form as she equalised for the home side and three minutes later, Niamh Barnes tucked home from close range after Galway failed to clear a corner to put Peamount ahead.

Peamount pressed on in the final 10 minutes and made the result look more comfortable than it was as Barrett notched a brace with eight minutes remaining. Niamh Farrelly added a fourth with two minutes remaining to close the gap at the top of the table to two points, with Wexford Youths set to face UCD today.

Cork City WFC 4-0 Kilkenny United

Cork City WFC moved up to fifth position in the Women's National League with a comfortable home victory over Kilkenny United.

Clare Shine almost put Cork ahead early on as her header came off the crossbar but Katie McCarthy soon had the home side ahead. Saoirse Noonan saw her free-kick saved but only as far as McCarthy who swept home to give Cork the lead at the break.

McCarthy was at the centre of the action once again as she was pushed in the back to hand Cork a penalty and Noonan stepped up to find the left-hand corner.

Cork pressed home their advantage as Maggie Duncliffe scored the goal of the game as her long-range effort flew into the roof of the net and Noonan got her second moments later as she headed home from Danielle Burke's cross.

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