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Irish Rugby TV: 2019 Women’s All-Ireland League Final Highlights

Irish Rugby TV: 2019 Women’s All-Ireland League Final Highlights

Railway Union's Daisy Earle and Lindsay Peat celebrate together following the club's 13-8 final win over defending champions UL Bohemians ©INPHO/Oisin Keniry

Railway Union are celebrating their first ever Women’s All-Ireland League title after coming from behind to beat UL Bohemians 13-8 at Energia Park. It was a tense affair with last year’s champions UL opening up an 8-0 lead, but Railway fought back with an unconverted Shirley Corcoran score before half-time.

The table-topping Red Robins, who won the Women’s All-Ireland Cup last month, were kept scoreless in the second half and hampered by the sin-binnings of Fiona Reidy and Eimear Considine. In the end,speedy winger Stephanie Carroll scored via a Daisy Earle break to earn a memorable win for the Dubliners.

You can watch highlights below or the game in full here. For a full match report, click here.

Earlier during finals day in Donnybrook, Suttonians qualified for the Women’s All-Ireland League for next season with a 24-20 play-off final victory over Ulster champions Malone. Suttonians’ victorious captain Nicole Carroll and head coach Robert Forbes spoke to Irish Rugby TV after the final whistle.