Queen’s University Women II’s and Ballyshannon Women made their Deloitte Conference debut in a friendly match at The Dub on Sunday afternoon in damp conditions.

With  Ballyshannon struggling for numbers, Queen’s pulled in some of their big hitters to be spread over both teams to ensure that the fixture was fulfilled, and both squads enjoyed the fixture despite the difficult conditions.

Lydia Montgomery goes over in the corner for Queens II’s

In a tight first half Beth Taylor, Rachel McIlroy and Katy Lemon all crossed for Queen’s with Ally McIlwaine converting two to give the students a 19 – 0 lead at the break.

Queen’s hit their straps in the second half with Arintza Riba prominent with several strong runs. Rachel McIlroy  completed her brace and  Ally McIlwaine crossed before Riba went over following a strong run from deep.

Danielle Hargan dives for the line for Queen’s IIs against Ballyshannon.

The hard working Lydia Montgomery  battled over in the corner and Danielle Hargan and Aisling McMahon completed the scoring with McIlwaine adding two more conversions to give a final scoe of Queens 53 Ballyshannon 0.

Gallery below. 


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