The Energia AIL Women’s competition resumed last weekend with a full set of fixtures competed despite the incessant rain the last few weeks.
We got photographers to two of the games and you can view their work by clicking the links below.
Energia AIL Women Week 5 Results.
UL Bohemian and Railway Union extended their perfect starts, picking up bonus point wins against Cooke and Galwegians respectively.
This round also threw up a meeting between the two newly promoted teams, Suttonians and Malone, with TRIBE winning this one after the Red Sox’s ran out of steam in the second half. Suttonians move up one to fifth.
Blackrock College came up short against Old Belvedere at Stradbrook, Belvo consolidating third pace with their win.
Energia AIL Women Leading Scorers
There were 207 points scored in Week 5. the points came from 32 tries, 16 conversions (50% conversion rate) and 5 penalties. UL Bohemian were the leading scorers scoring 8 tries against Cooke, Suttonians were next in line crossing for 7 tries in their first bonus point win.
Suttonians and UL Bohemian account for five of the seven leading scorers this week with TRIBE’s Maeve O’Brien, Greer Muir, and Molly Fitzgerald all crossing for a brace as did Boh’s Eimear Considine and Stephanie Nunan.
However, it was Galwegians Nicole Fowley who topped the points for this week picking up 12 points from a try, two conversions an a penalty, Belvo’s Jemma Jackson just a couple of points behind with 10 points from two conversions and two penalties.
In the Leading Scorers Table Boh’s Chloe Pearse stays ahead of the chasing pack with her try over the weekend and Sutt’s Maeve O’Brien bounces back into the top six with her brace against Malone.
The Front Row Union Players Player Nominations
There was a full set of Player’s Player nominations in Week 5. The players nominated by their opponents as follows.
Blackrock >> Caoime Molloy
Cooke >> Beth Cregan
Galwegians >> Nicole Fowley
Malone >> Lauren Maginnes
Old Belvedere >> Kathryn Dane
Railway Union >> Deirdre Roberts
Suttonians >> Maeve O’Brien
UL Bohemian >> Ciara Griffen
Congratulations to all the players nominated. We’ll show you the standings in this category after Week 6.