Posted on August 22, 2011 by irelandwaterpolo
Ireland’s Mens Team came within a goal of winning the three nation tournament against Scotland and Wales in front of a big crowd at the University Arena in Limerick at the weekend.
They followed a 14-13 win over Wales with a 10-10 draw against Scotland with Scotland scoring the equaliser with just 6 seconds left on the clock.
Stio McMahon, Gavin Curley (3 each), Jonathan Kirk, Sean Kenna, Eoin Nolan (2each) Conor Campfield and Eoin Bridgeman (1each) scored against Wales, with Irelands outstanding player, Stio McMahon hitting four against Scotland. The other scores came from Gavin Curley and Conor Campfield (2 Each), Alan Fogarty and Sean Kenna (1 each).
Scotland beat Wales 10-8 in the other game.
The Ireland womens team with the classic mix of youth and experience were beaten but by no means disgraced when they lost 9-6 to Scotland and 11-8 to Sweden. Deirdre Cassidy and Sarah Keane were joint top scorers for Ireland with 5 goals each.
Other results: Boys Internationals, Ireland 12 Wales 17, Ireland 13 Scotland 3
Girls International: Ireland 21 Scotland 2
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