It will a restless night for Peamount United and Wexford Youths as they go toe-to-toe for the Continental Tyres Women’s National League title tomorrow.

After a eight-month campaign, the Women’s National League title will be decided in it’s final match as table-toppers Peamount United face second-placed Wexford Youths at Ferrycarrig Park, with kick-off at 7.30pm.

Peamount are currently one point ahead of Youths in the league which means Peas only need draw to secure the title, whilst Wexford will need to secure victory.

Peamount United midfielder Niamh Farrelly can’t wait; “I’m buzzing. We were training last night and the atmosphere around the squad is excellent so we’re all looking forward to it.”

It is a huge weekend for Women’s Football with Cork City WFC set to face UCD Waves at the Aviva Stadium on Sunday with the league title and the FAI Cup up for grabs over the weekend.

One of Peamount’s stars of the campaign, Farrelly, says the extra publicity is great for the league. “It’s going to be a great weekend for the game in Ireland.

“It’s great that they’re different teams going for the title and for the cup, and to have both games on one weekend, it definitely gives the league the attention it deserves. It’s great to see so much publicity about the league heading into the game.”

The 18-year old has also starred on the international stage as she was part of the Republic of Ireland WU19 squad who recently qualified for the elite round after victories over Lativa and Estonia in the Netherlands.

Having lost Roma McLaughlin and Tiegan Ruddy to Shelbourne at the start of the season, Farrelly admits she has had to step up but has also praised the team spirit at Greenogue.

“I think the togetherness of the team has brought us to this stage. A lot of people said we had lost our best players at the start of the season but we’ve proved that the team is bigger than any individual. As a group, we’ve really stuck together for Peamount United,” Farrelly claimed.

“Once I saw that the players were leaving, I knew that I had to step up to the plate. I had to prove that I was good enough to be playing week-in, week-out and it’s been great for me.”

Wexford are unbeaten against Peamount this season with a 1-0 win at Ferrycarrig and a 2-2 draw at Greenogue earlier in the season. Despite the recent record, Farrelly says that Peas will be going for all three points to secure the title in style.

“We’re going into it to win. Definitely. For the whole season, we’ve taken it one game at a time and now this game will be another game. It is another game in front of us and we’ll be looking for the three points.

“We haven’t beaten Wexford in the league this season so that is our goal. We had never beaten UCD in the league until last weekend so it shows we can do it. “

The fixture will be streamed live on the Continental Tyres Women’s National League Facebook page with the broadcast set to begin at 7.20pm ahead of the 7.30pm kick-off.

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