Larne Youth Girls Round-up: Wednesday 23rd March 2022

Mar 23, 2022 | Archive

Larne 2012s v Carrick Rangers

After a slow start, the Larne girls clicked into gear and were dominant against Carrick Rangers. The training is all coming together and improving their performances. Their first touches were brilliant and they were quick from restarts, making good use of throw ins. Their movement was fantastic and it created plenty of space for attacks to be launched. The strength of their challenges has increased and they can deal with bigger girls. The only goal they conceded to Carrick was a screamer from 30 yards out. However, Larne ran out comfortable winners with plenty of girls getting on the scoresheet.

Team of the week- Mia Campbell

Larne under 11s v Ballykeel

This was a tough friendly game for Larne against a physically imposing Ballykeel side. They found it hard to get a foothold but showed great fight and determination throughout. Gracie and Sophia Hammill showed great skill on the wings but were unable to get shots away. It was a difficult contest but one they can draw plenty of positives from.

Player of the match- Holly McKeen

South Belfast Youth League

Larne under 16/17 v Aquinas

This was an assured and accomplished performance from the Larne girls who were comfortable victors. There were some great team goals and brilliant build up play through the thirds. Alix and Anna stepped up from the under 14s and played very well.

Team of the week- Sophia McFaul and Abbie Quinn

Under 11 Developmental

Larne v Crusaders

The girls took a while to grow into the game against a strong Crusaders side. They conceded early and were unlucky to concede again on the brink of half time. It was a different story in the second half as Larne clicked into gear and began to have the physical edge. Paisleigh played a great through ball for Karis to score. They kept pushing and were unlucky not to get more goals. The main positive from the game is that they were able to compete physically as well as tactically.

Team of the week- Paisleigh Baird

Under 12s South Belfast Youth League

Larne v H and W Welders

After a slow start, Larne grew into the game by the opening 15 minutes. The visitors took the lead but Larne responded well and used it as motivation. Sophie Aiston scored from distance and Imogen Taylor scored shortly after coming off the bench. Larne made a sloppy start to the second half and the visitors got another goal. However, Sophie Aiston replied quickly with another goal from distance.

Player of the match- Lisa Norris

Player of the week- Hannah McClenaghan

Lisburn League

Larne 4-1 Hanover

The girls should be very proud of what they achieved in this game, the effort and teamwork they produced were commendable. It was by far their best performance of the season. The goals were all screamers, 2 from Alix Wilson, Mia O’Flaherty and a 20 yard curler from Anna Clark.

Players of the match- Ailise McAllister and Sophie Jenkins

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