Ireland overcame first-half struggles on Tuesday at the U18 European Championship Women, Division B in Timisoara, Romania to record a victory over Portugal and secure top spot in Group A.
The Irish took a 5-0 lead out of the gate but were off their game for the rest of the half trailing by ten at the break and as many as 14 early in the third quarter.
Ireland moved to the top of Group A at the UMCOR U18 European Championship Women B Division with an impressive 15 point win over Israel on Sunday.
The girls from the emerald isle dominated the boards, out-rebounding their opponents by 14 on their way to victory.
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