Enniskillen scored a dramatic late converted try to edge out Belfast Harlequins by 22 points to 20 in this exciting game at Deramore Park on Sunday afternoon.

The  visitors were quick to state their intent shocking their hosts with two quick tries through  Marcella McGovern and Eimear Corrigan to take a 10 point lead.

Harlequins gradually worked their way back into the game and after a period of sustained pressure on the ‘Skins line Alanagh Chipperfield was held up over the line. From the resulting scrum Sorcha Chipperfield eventually broke through to score under the posts. Ashleigh Baxter added the conversion to take the half time score to Quins 7 ‘Skins 10.

Enniskillen delivered another body blow early in the second half with Shirelle Wilson touching down  for another try but Quins dug deep and edged into a two point lead with tries from Baxter and Nikki Caughey.

Caughey added a penalty late on and with minutes to go it looked as though the Belfast side had done enough to open their league campaign with a win.

However a quick penalty by Noreen Nethercott ended up in the hands of Enniskillen centre Brenda Brogan who raced 80 metres to touch down under the posts and tie the scores.

Hooker Sarah Teague added the conversion and Enniskillen held on through the closing moments to celebrate a famous win.

Enniskillen: Kerri Shaw, Sarah Teague, Catherine Mallon, Natasha Harkin, Helen Carlton, Aisling Caughey, Deirdre Donnelly, Shirelle Wilson, Noreen Nethercott, Eimear Corrigan, Marcella McGovern, Leanne Hall, Brenda Brogan, Rhonda McMahon, Tara MacDonough

Belfast Harlequins: Sorcha Chipperfield, Jen Goodall, Cree McKeown, Alanagh Chipperfield, Ciara Dunwoody, Emma Boyd, Kathryn Hanna, Eileen McElroy, Zoe Templeton, Nikki Caughey, Lauren Moore, Laura Ferguson, Lesleyann Stirling, Rebecca Francis, Ashleigh Baxter, Frankie Durieux, Brenda Artt, Hilary Faith, Annmarie Nolan, Ciara McKeeman, Jenny Waide, Katie O’Rourke



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