U17’s are into the hat for semi final draw

Lisburn Ladies U17’s 5

Player kicks the ball down field.

Cliftonville Ladies U17’s 1

Lisburn Ladies U17’s took on Cliftonville last week in a quarter final match at Wedderburn pitches.

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The girls were on the front foot right from kick off with Tiarna and Chloe causing problems with their pace.

Both Tiarna and Chloe had chances and the girls soon broke play up in the middle of the park from Shane who played the ball in behind the Cliftonville defence for Tiarna who worked the ball well to Chloe who hit a powerful strike into the bottom right corner for 1-0.

It was 2-0 when Chelsea played the ball out to Caitlin S on the right who beat two players and fed the ball into Tiarna who finally scored her one on one with the keeper to make it 2-0.

With five minutes of the half remaining, Bex made a break forward and as the ball was cleared out by Cliftonville, Bex hit a stunning strike with a side volley from about 25 yards into the roof of the net to give the girls a comfortable lead.

Cliftonville got back into the game on the stroke of half time when a corner came in, but the girls could not clear and the ball came to the back post and the Cliftonville player unchallenged headed the ball past Jamie Lee to make it 3-1.

The second half started pretty much the same as the first and the girls were creating chance after chance. With about 10 minutes gone Tiarna picked the ball up in her own half and beat her marker in midfield then carried on deep in the Cliftonville half and beat a second player then cut inside and beat the third player before hitting a great strike into the bottom left corner of the net to make it 4-1.

Great play down the right from Corinna set Chloe down the right who had to much pace for her marker and cut in towards goal and hit a very confident strike into the top right hand corner to give the girls good distance with a 5-1 scoreline.