All Ireland League Week 4 WRAP
By John McMurtry
Oct 25, 2021
WAIL Week 4
Wicklow are our team of the week following their first ever AIL win after a second half comeback against Malone. Also worthy of mention are Galwegians who picked up their first win of the season and Railway Union who smashed league rivals UL Bohemian in the top of the table clash
team of the week
Old Belvedere wingers Clare Gorman and Laura Carty run wild scoring 8 of Belvo's 13 tries against Ballincollig. Other scores from Victoria O'Mahony, Elise O Byrne-White, Grace Miller, Aine Donnelly, Oonagh Hynes and the boot of Jemma Farrell.
A dominant display from Railway Union leads to a bonus point win against table top rivals UL Bohemian. Katie O'Dwyer, Deirdre Roberts( 2), Niamh Byrne, Aoife Doyle and Stephanie Carroll all score with Nikki Caughey adding 7 from the boot.
Blackrock College take full advantage of an out of sorts Cooke. Michelle Claffey (2), Aoife Wafer (3), Maeve Liston, Anna Doyle (2), Nichola Fryday and Maeve Óg O’Leary all cross with Lisa Mullen (4), and Meabh Deely adding conversions.
Try: Orla Dixon, Megan Walsh, Maria Gorham. Con: Emma Keane
Try: Mary Healy (2) Con: Jessica Kelleher
Try: Ella Roberts, Sarah Gleeson Con: Beth Roberts
Try: Neve Jones Con: Alexa Grudgings
player of the week
There were plenty of contenders in our other matches but five tries in one game on your fifth outing in the AIL means our player of the week award goes to Old Belvedere's CLARE GORMAN.