Dublin and Cork name teams for SF

  • Apr 20,2017

LIDL NFL Division 1 Semi-Final

Saturday April 22nd, 3:30pm

Nowlan Park, Kilkenny

Dublin v Cork

Both Dublin and Cork have released their team selections for this Saturday’s eagerly awaited NFL clash as both teams meet for a second year in a row at the semi-final stage.

Dublin have made three changes to their starting 15 from that which overcame the challenge of Galway back on April 2nd.

Ciara Trant is named to start between the posts as a direct replacement for Emer Ní Eafa, Niamh McEvoy makes a welcome return to the Dublin full forward line while Siobhan Woods gets the nod at corner forward ahead of Lyndsey Davey.

Cork welcome stalwarts Brid Stack and Annie Walsh back into their starting 15 as Cork management make a total of 8 changes to their lineout following their shock defeat to Donegal.

Nowlan Park is the venue for Saturday’s semi-final clash with throw in getting underway at 3:30pm

Dublin: Ciara Trant, Fiona Hudson, Sinead Finnegan, Sinead O’Mahony, Martha Byrne, Olwen Carey, Leah Caffrey, Lauren Magee, Niamh Collins, Rebecca McDonnell, Noelle Healy, Carla Rowe, Sinead Aherne, Niamh McEvoy, Siobhan Woods.

Cork: Martina O’Brien, Marie Ambrose, Roisin Phelan, Emma Spillane, Melissa Duggan, Bríd Stack, Shauna Kelly, Niamh Cotter, Jessica O’Shea, Libby Coppinger, Bríd O’Sullivan, Annie Walsh, Eimear Scally, Ciara O’Sullivan, Orla Finn.