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Omagh Ladies cautiously optimistic ahead of new season

ON THE back of some eye-catching results against Premier League opposition in pre-season, Omagh Ladies are looking forward to the new season which starts on Saturday against Rainey with a degree of confidence.

On Thursday last an Aimee Buchanan strike helped Omagh secure a 1-1 draw against Armagh and Kathryn McDowell (2) and Emma Shortt were both on target as they defeated Raphoe 3-0 at Campsie Playing Fields on Saturday.

While cautioning against reading too much into pre-season results, those impressive performances have left club’s player-coach Lyndsey McCay and her players cautiously optimistic about the Senior League One campaign ahead.

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“There are going to be no cup competitions this season so our focus, like every other team, will be solely on the league,” said McCay.

“In terms of ambitions I suppose it will be something similar to last year in that we’ll be aiming for a top half finish.”

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