Girls Win Futsal Tournament

Lurgan Towns U13 Girls took part in the NI Southern Girls League Futsal tournament at the Rink in Portadown on Saturday. The tournament was split into 2 groups of 6 with the top team in the group reaching the final.

Group results:

LT 1-0 TTBS (Ellie McBride)
LT 1-0 Portadown Integrated (Ellie McBride)
LT 1-0 Banbridge Rangers U13s (Maeve McConaghy)
LT 4-0 Oxford Sunnyside (Katie Gilmore, Ellie McBride, Ellie Beattie, Maeve McConaghy)
LT 2-0 Craigavon City (Ellie McBride, Maeve McConaghy)

Lurgan reached the final with 5 group wins without conceding a goal and scoring 9 with Ellie McBride scoring 4. The final was against Banbridge Rangers U12s and it was Maeve McConaghy scoring the 2 goals in a two nil win. It was left to captain Chloe Stewart to lift the trophy.

All the girls were excellent from Jessica Pugh in goals, defenders Chloe Stewart and Kaitlyn Irwin, midfielders Alex McILwaine, Ellie McBride, Ellie Beattie and strikers Maeve McConaghy and Katie Gilmore.

Well done girls on winning the first trophy for the girls academy section. 🏆⚽💛🖤❤

Thanks also to McDonald’s Lurgan for allowing the girls to celebrate after, and for their continued support.