‘This has been a long, hard road’: Carnacon stroll to Mayo ladies title with 33-point mauling

CARNACON CONCLUDED A difficult campaign by hammering Knockmore to take the Mayo ladies SFC title this afternoon.

Eight players from the club departed the Mayo panel during the summer, kicking off a lengthy dispute which saw the club fine, and the players suspended on grounds of bringing the game into disrepute.

The reigning All-Ireland champions had an incredible 33-points to spare in the final, winning on a scoreline of 9-10 to 0-4. They showed no mercy as they collected the 19th senior title in the club’s history. 

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Cora Staunton, Erina Flannery (2), Amy Dowling hit the net in the first-half as Carnacon led by 4-2 to 0-2 at half-time and they added a further five goals after the break. 

“This has been a long, hard road,” captain Michelle McGing said in her acceptance speech.

“But do you know what? This is sweet.”

After a busy few weeks on and off the pitch, current All Ireland champions Carnacon won their 19th Mayo senior ladies club title in a row with a 33 point win over Knockmore. Afterwards captain Michelle McGing accepted the cup. Here's a flavour of her speech. pic.twitter.com/s0NfMZkBNv

— Mayo News – Sport (@mayonewssport) October 21, 2018

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