Ireland got their World University Games campaign off to a satisfactory start in Gwangju, South Korea when both the Men’s and Women’s sides managed to take draws for their opening group fixtures.
Rachael Doyle (Maynooth University/Peamount Utd) was a second half sub for Ireland in the Women’s Group A encounter with Chinese Taipei: Ireland 1 (C O’Riordan 20) Chinese Taipei 1 (H Pao 36); The other group result was Korea 3 Czech Rep 1.
Ireland will now take on China on Sunday and Russia on Tuesday with the top two sides qualifying for the quarter finals.
Open training session are to be held on Thursday 9th July from 7-9pm in Peamount Utd for our Women’s National League and Ladies Winter league teams, all players from the age of 16 upwards welcome. Please bring football boots and runners.
Peamount Utd are pleased to announce the appointment of Christy Lougheed as the new manager of our Women’s National League team, with assistance from Pat Trehy and James O’Callaghan.
Christy has a wealth of experience and knowledge, he played League Ireland, Leinster Senior League Intermediate and junior Levels.’
Managed and coached at LOI ,Leinster Senior, AUL and WNl at DLR Waves.
Managed and coached at Junior and schoolboy international ,and inter league representative level.
Former FAI UEFA’ A’ Tutor for many years.
Assistant manager Pat Trehy had played in League of Ireland former goalkeeper : Shamrock rovers (LOI) at James gate (LOI) Bray Wanderers(LOI) Limerick (LOI) Monaghan Utd (LOI) and Cobh Rambers (LOI) and current Republic of Ireland masters over 40s international goalkeeper.
James O’Callaghan, played in LOI and LSL, coached in underage schoolboy and men’s, most recently Asst Manager and coach in Peamount U16 Girls squad, UEFA A licence holder.
We at Peamount Utd want to thank former manager Robbie Mulligan for all his work last season with the WNL team and the underage girls squads, we wish him well in his new endeavours and hope to see him back managing coaching in Ireland in the future.