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Cork City WFC 1-3 Peamount United

 

Galway WFC 0-4 UCD Waves

 

UCD Waves moved to the summit of the Continental Tyres Women’s National League with a 4-0 win over Galway WFC.

 

Orlaigh Nolan opened the scoring for UCD on Saturday night, just two minutes into the game with Eleanor Ryan-Doyle making it 2-0 on 17 minutes.

 

Nolan doubled her tally in the 20th minute, bringing her league total to four.

 

Julie Ann-Russell sealed three points for UCD with 19 minutes remaining, Russell’s sixth goal of the season moved

 

UCD to joint top spot with Shelbourne Ladies both teams on 20 points.

 

Meanwhile, Peamount United made it two wins on the trot with an impressive 3-1 victory over Cork City WFC in Bishopstown Stadium on Saturday afternoon.

 

Megan Kelleher gave Cork City the lead on 25 minutes, Ciara Desmond’s cross was only cleared as far as Lauren Homan who set up Kelleher to drive home from the edge of the area.

 

Amber Barrett levelled it up five minutes before half time with her 10th goal of the season, deftly flicking Lisa Casserly’s cross past Eve Badana.

 

Barrett turned provider on the stroke of half time with a weighed pass for Heather Payne to give Peamount the lead with her second goal of the season.

 

Barrett then shot to the top of the golden boot chart with a 74th minute winner after a clever lob over Cork goal keeper Eve Badana.

 

The results see Shelbourne Ladies lead the Continental Tyres Women’s National League on goal difference having scored four more than UCD Waves, both sides have 20 points.

 

Peamount United occupy third position with 18 points while Wexford Youths WFC have 16 points. UCD Waves have played one game more than the other three teams.