Kathleen Buckley

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Kitty Buckley
Personal information
Irish name Caitlín Ní Bhuachalla
Sport Camogie
Position forward
Born Cork, Ireland
Club(s)*
Years Club Apps (scores)
Old Aloysius ?
Inter-county(ies)**
Years County Apps (scores)
Cork ?
Inter-county titles
All Irelands 4
* Club appearances and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 June 2010 (UTC)).
** Inter County team apps and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 June 2010 (UTC)).

Kathleen ‘Kitty’ Buckley is a former camogie player,[1] five time All Ireland senior medalist and captain of the All Ireland Camogie Championship winning team in 1941.[2] In the final of that year she scored a record six goals of Cork’s seven. She had previously featured on All Ireland senior final panels in 1934 (as a substitute), 1935, 1936, 1939 and 1940.[3]

Career[edit]

With UCC, she won Ashbourne Cup medals in 1936 and 1937. She was a prolific goalscorer with both club and county, reportedly scoring nine goals for Cork in their 14-0 to 1-1 defeat of Clare in the first round of the championship on the week before Cusack Park, Ennis was opened in 1936, and scoring two goals in the All Ireland final of that year. She scored a goal in the 1938 final, in which Cork were beaten by Dublin, a further goal each in both the 1939 and 1940 finals when Cork beat Galway and in the 1942 replay when Cork lost to Dublin.

Other sports[edit]

She played inter-prvincial tennis for Munster.

References[edit]

  1. ^ Moran, Mary (2011). A Game of Our Own: The History of Camogie. Dublin, Ireland: Cumann Camógaíochta. p. 460. 
  2. ^ "Camogie Archive". Camogie.ie. 30 June 2010. Retrieved 30 June 2010. [dead link]
  3. ^ Historic newspaper reports of All Ireland finals

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