Carlow Coyotes 12 Rathdrum 12.
Two weeks ago the Carlow Coyotes came away from Rathdrum where they were
mauled 24 nil in atrocious conditions. On the pristine Carlow IT grounds on Sunday
15 determined Carlow Ladies stopped table toppers Rathdrum earning a 12 – 12 draw.
Carlow’s resolve showed from the start when full back Maureen Young’s crunching
try line tackle caused the Rathdrum player to knock on and then to be carried off not
Carlow’s two tries were scored by Leinster player Meg Parkinson, the first when she
crashed over the line early on and the second when she went blindside after Young
had made a 50 metre break. Young also converted the first try. Carlow led 12-7 but
conceded a second try in the second half when down to 14 players after a high tackle
sin binning. The exciting high quality game ended on a full time score of 12-12.
Carlow take on Edenderry next Sunday away and will hope to build on Sunday’s
Maureen Young, Leona Kelly, Denise Deering, Anna O Neill, Louise Conville, Lisa
Doyle Meg Parkinson, Erin Byrne, Val Timmons, Michelle Matthews, Rebecca
Smith, Lisa O Malley, Catriona Cassidy, Joyce Mahon, Jenny Ardill.