Westmeath ladies footballer scoops top soccer award

March 19, 2018

Lucy McCartan, Women's International U19 Player of the Year.
©INPHO/Morgan Treacy.

Rising Westmeath ladies football star Lucy McCartan was named the Under 19 Women's International Player of the Year at the FAI Awards last night.

The multi-talented Mullingar youngster saw off competition from Niamh Farrelly and Alex Kavanagh to land the prestigious award. Derry's Shane Duffy was named as Senior International Player of the Year at the same ceremony.

Lucy in action for Westmeath senior ladies. ©INPHO/Donall Farmer.

Lucy usually lines out at corner forward for the Lake County and was the fore last year when they claimed National League Division 2 honours and reached the Leinster final, only to lose to Dublin for the third consecutive year.

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