1 - 0
FT

Noelle Murray 30' -
Scored: 30'


Red: 67'
- Julie-Ann Russell 67'

Live Updates for Shelbourne FC -v- Galway WFC

90' + 7'

Shels will find out their opponents after the other semi-final match up between Peamount United and Wexford which kicks off in a few minutes time.

90' + 7'

All over here at Tolka Park as Shelbourne reach the FAI Women's Cup final. Noelle Murray's wonder strike on 30 minutes was the only piece of quality finishing on display and was well worthy of sealing the win.

90' + 6'

FULL TIME!

The game has ended between Shelbourne FC and Galway WFC.

90' + 4'

Yellow Card

Ciara Grant (Shelbourne FC) is booked.

90' + 1'

Five additional minutes for Shels to hold out for.

90'

Galway boss Stephen Lally receives a yellow card on the touchline for dissent as we approach the end of normal time.

85'

Substitution

Aoibheann Costello  - Therese Kinnevey  (Galway WFC).

84'

Saoirse Noonan misses a golden chance to secure the win for Shels as she finds herself clean through on goal but can only produce a weak effort straight into the body of Hayes Coen.

80'

Amanda Budden is tested for the first time today as Emma Starr lets off a half volley which is tipped over by the Shels keeper. Kate Slevin has an effort headed over the bar from the resulting corner as Galway get closer to an unlikely equaliser.

78'

Substitution

Nicole McNamara  - Chloe Singleton  (Galway WFC).

75'

Yellow Card

Meabh de Burca (Galway WFC) is booked.

70'

Yellow Card

Savannah McCarthy (Galway WFC) is booked.

69'

Substitution

Jessica Ziu  - Alex Kavanagh  (Shelbourne FC).

67'

Strange scenes here as Russell receives her marching orders for blocking Amanda Budden's kick. Two completely needless yellow cards in the space of five minutes leaves her team with a mountain to climb.

67'

Second Yellow & Red Card

Julie-Ann Russell (Galway WFC) receives a second yellow card and is sent off.

62'

Galway have a penalty shout as Julie Ann Russell goes down in the box but instead of pointing to the spot, referee David Keeler produces a yellow for simulation.

62'

Yellow Card

Julie-Ann Russell (Galway WFC) is booked.

60'

Substitution

Kate Slevin  - Aoife Thompson  (Galway WFC).

58'

Murray nearly has a second after the first chance of the half as she gets on the end of a low cross from Ciara Grant but a last ditch block sends her shot just wide.

54'

Galway have looked the more likely side since the restart but Shels are defending resolutely to maintain their advantage.

46'

SECOND HALF

The second half between Shelbourne FC and Galway WFC has started.

45' + 3'

Murray's moment of magic separates the sides at the break here at Tolka Park. Shels have been on top as both teams have struggled to create chances but Murray's conjuring of a goal from nothing has the Reds 45 minutes away from the cup final.

45' + 2'

HALF TIME

It is half-time between Shelbourne FC and Galway WFC.

38'

The game has settled down again after Murray's wonderstrike with both teams probing but with little penetration.

32'

Yellow Card

Alex Kavanagh (Shelbourne FC) is booked.

31'

After an uneventful opening half hour, Noelle Murray produces a stunning goal worthy of winning any game as she dinks the ball over two Galway defenders and smashes the ball past Hayes Coen to give Shels the lead.

30'

GOAL!

Noelle Murray (Shelbourne FC) scores.

26'

Shels' Rachel Graham tests Hayes Cohen with a curling effort from outside the box, but its easily held by the Galway keeper.

21'

Yellow Card

Therese Kinnevey (Galway WFC) is booked.

21'

Galway are playing themselves back into the game here after a period of Shels dominance.

15'

Shels threaten with a couple of corners with Pearl Slattery hitting an acrobatic effort over the bar after Galway keeper Leah Hayes Coen had palmed the ball away.

13'

After a long periods of possession but no end product, route one football nearly pays dividends for Shels as a long ball from keeper Amanda Budden finds Noelle Murray in space. The forward tried to play the ball in behind but its well defended by Galway.

6'

The game is mostly being contested in the middle third of the pitch early on with Galway looking slightly the more dangerous team.

1'

GAME ON!

The game between Shelbourne FC and Galway WFC has kicked off.

0'

FAI Women's cup action from Tolka Park this afternoon as Shelbourne take on Galway for a place in the final. Kick off and updates to follow from 14:00.





Shels FC
WOct. 17, 2021
Treaty Utd 0 - 6 Shels FC
WOct. 30, 2021
Shels FC 2 - 0 Galway WFC
WNov. 6, 2021
Bohs 1 - 3 Shels FC
WNov. 13, 2021
Shels FC 3 - 2 Wexford W
LNov. 21, 2021
Wexford W 3 - 1 Shels FC
Amanda Budden
Goalkeeper
Shauna Fox
Defender
Jessica Gargan
Defender
Chloe Mustaki
Defender
Pearl Slattery 4
Defender
Jessie Stapleton
Defender
Rachel Graham 8
Midfielder
Ciara Grant
Booked: 90'
Midfielder
Alex Kavanagh 6
Booked: 32'
69'
69Subbed Off: Jessica Ziu 69'
Midfielder
Noelle Murray
Scored: 30'
Forward
Saoirse Noonan
Forward

Substitutes
Mia Dodd
Defender
Leah F Doyle
Defender
Keeva Keenan
Defender
Sophie Lenehan
Goalkeeper
Taylor White
Midfield
Jessica Ziu
69'
69Subbed On: Alex Kavanagh 69'
Midfield
Galway WFC
WOct. 2, 2021
Wexford W 0 - 1 Galway WFC
LOct. 9, 2021
Shels FC 1 - 0 Galway WFC
LOct. 30, 2021
Shels FC 2 - 0 Galway WFC
DNov. 5, 2021
Galway WFC 1 - 1 Athlone
WNov. 13, 2021
Peamount Utd 2 - 5 Galway WFC
Leah Hayes Cohen
Goalkeeper
Becky Walsh
Defender
Therese Kinnevey
Defender
Booked: 21'
85'
85Subbed Off: Aoibheann Costello 85'
Meabh de Burca
Defender
Booked: 75'
Shauna Brennan
Defender
11 Emma Starr
Midfielder
14 Chloe Singleton
Midfielder 78'
78Subbed Off: Nicole McNamara 78'
Julie-Ann Russell
Midfielder
Booked: 62'
Sent Off: 67'
Booked: 67'
Savannah McCarthy
Midfielder
Booked: 70'
15 Aoife Thompson
Forward 60'
60Subbed Off: Kate Slevin 60'
10 Lynsey McKey
Forward

Substitutes
Kate Slevin
Defender 60'
60Subbed On: Aoife Thompson 60'
12 Elle O'Flaherty
Forward
Nicole McNamara
Midfield 78'
78Subbed On: Chloe Singleton 78'
Saoirse Healy
Forward
17 Sinead Donovan
Midfield
Aoibheann Costello
Midfield 85'
85Subbed On: Therese Kinnevey 85'
Karen Connolly
Goalkeeper
Abbie Callanan
Forward
Hannah Walsh
Goalkeeper

MATCH INFO

Competition: 2021 Women's FAI Cup Semi Final

Date: 2 p.m. Oct. 9, 2021

Venue: Tolka Park

Referee: Unknown

Attendance: Unknown

TV: LOI TV

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