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Match Preview: v Peamount United

President’s Cup Final: Athlone Town AFC v Peamount United

Date: March 2nd 2024

Kick-off: 5pm

Venue: Athlone Town Stadium

Preseason preparations complete, the curtain raiser for the 2024 season is just days away. Peamount United, 2023 League Champions by some distance play Athlone Town AFC, 2023 Cup Champions in Athlone in what is sure to be a great day.

Ciaran Kilduff stated, “It’s great to have the work done. We’ve had a first pre-season as a group and it’s great to have this game to look forward to”. “The girls are looking forward to it, but we are coming up against a great side. They had the league wrapped up really early last year and they will be really up for it too.” he added.

Team News

Athlone Town AFC come into the game with a couple of injury concerns. Chloe Singleton, Madison Gibson and Jenaya Robertson are all a doubt having missed training last week and Ciara Glackin is ruled out for another week or two.

Peamount United seen Tara O’Hanlon leave in the off season but recruited well and added the exciting Erica Burke and Ciara Maher to the squad for the coming campaign. Congratulations to Erin McLaughlin and Jess Fitzgerald who were both part of the Irish Camp this week. Well done to both.

Past Encounters

Athlone Town-Peamount have had some entertaining games but Athlone have only ever managed to beat them once. Peamount were free scoring against Athlone last season so the girls will have a tough task to keep them at bay. That being said this should be and exciting encounter offering plenty of goals.

Key Players to Watch

For Athlone Town AFC Casey Howe has gotten better as preseason went on and she will be looking to get her name on the score sheet for the curtain raiser.

For Peamount United Freya Healy is one of the most exciting young talents in the league and will be looking to impress on occasions such as this.


Match Tickets
Tickets for the game can be purchased by clicking here.

Referee Team
Referee:
Ray Matthews
1st Assistant Referee: Sean Stephens
2nd Assistant Referee: Ryan Maher
4th Official: Michael Connolly