Armagh 3-15 Westmeath 1-6
Armagh booked their place in the Division Two league final with a commanding 15-point win at home to Westmeath.
Aimee Mackin opening the scoring but the visitors responded moments later through Sarah Dillon.
Two turnovers from Blaithin Mackin and Lauren McConville led to two scores from Aoife McCoy and Aimee Mackin.
Kelly Mallon added another, showing great pace after playing a one-two with Catherine Marley to swing over with her left foot.
Westmeath closed the gap with another Dillon free, but the game was more or less put to bed in the next play.
Lauren McConville fired a long ball into the square, which ended up flying over the keepers head and into the net.
Armagh press on with three points in a row through from Caitriona O’Hagan, Aimee Mackin and McConville.
Westmeath claimed their third, another from Dillon, before Armagh hit the net for the second time.
A lovely ball through from Aimee Mackin and fast hands from Mallon played through McCoy who buried to the net.
Caitriona O’Hagan nailed her second point before the half time whistle sounded. Armagh carried a 2-8 to 0-3 lead into the break.
Like the first half, Aimee Mackin got the game up and running after the turnaround with another point.
Westmeath rattled off 1-1 to close the gap and over themselves a lifeline, but Armagh were still the dominant side.
They should have had a few more goals but for the heroics of Westmeath keeper Lauren McCormack, who pulled off a number of fine saves.
She had no chance moments later however as Aimee Mackin blasted a power shot to the back of the net.
Mackin followed it up with two more points, to bring her tally to 1-6, and extend Armagh’s advantage to 14-points.
Substitute Maeve Lennon chipped in with the final score of the game. Armagh remain at the top of the table and continue their drive for promotion.