Naoisha McAloon from Ratoath College was one of thee Meath students that helped the Republic of Ireland Schools girls’ team to a 2-1 victory in the Bob Docherty Cup against Croatia at Repton in England yesterday evening.
This was the second game in the tournament, Ireland defeated N. Ireland on Monday by 2-0, Naoisha was also in the panel for that game.
Katie Burdis from Coláiste na hInse, Bettystown and Chloe McNamee from St Oliver’s PP, Oldcastle were also included in the starting line up.
The winning goal was scored by Leanne Kiernan from Bailieborough Community School
The victory gave the Irish girls a top of the the table finish and, more importantly, a plce in the final that will be played tomorrow (Thursday) against the winner of the other group that comprises England, Scotland and Wales.