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Pres beat Mercy in local derby

Wednesday, 16th January, 2019 11:05am

Story by Billy Coss
Pres beat Mercy in local derby

Leonie Fleming (Mercy) against Laura O'Dea (Pres)y.jpg

Pres beat Mercy in local derby

Leonie Fleming (Mercy) against Laura O'Dea (Pres)y.jpg

Pres Tuam 1-12

Mercy Tuam 2-7

HISTORY is written by the winners and the old cliché rang true for Presentation Currylea who kicked the closing two points through Aoife O'Rourke and Caoimhe Moran to edge a thrilling Connacht Senior A Football Championship final against their crosstown rivals, Scoil Bhríde, Mercy Secondary School, on Tuesday afternoon.
The Pres girls completed a provincial three in-a-row in the process, and needed to show real character down the home straight to find the scores when their backs were to the wall and the pressure was at its most intense.

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