Aislinn Connolly

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Aislinn Connolly
Personal information
Irish name Aislinn Ní Chonghaile
Sport Camogie
Position Full forward
Born Renmore Galway, Ireland
Club(s)*
Years Club Apps (scores)
Castlegar ?
Inter-county(ies)**
Years County Apps (scores)
Galway ?
* 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)).

Aislinn Connolly is a camogie player who was an All Star winner in 2010 and 2011 and a member of the Team of the Championship for 2011. She played in the All Ireland finals of 2010[1] and 2011.[2][3]

Family background[edit]

She is the daughter of John Connolly, who featured in Galway’s breakthrough All Ireland victory of 1980.

Career[edit]

She exploded on to the sporting scene in Galway’s All Ireland minor championship success of 2000. Having played as a sub in Galway’s narrowly unsuccessful team of 1999s she won player of the match as Galway beat Cork by 2-9 to 0-3 in Tullamore. She played on the University of Limerick team that won three Ashbourne Cup titles in a row in 2004,[4] 2005,[5] and 2006[6] She was nominated for an All Star award in 2009.[7][8]

References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 All-Ireland Final reports in Irish Examiner, Irish Independent and Irish Independent match at a glance, Irish Times colour piece and match report, comment by Tom Humphries and Mary Hannigan, RTÉ online Archived 2011-08-30 at the Wayback Machine., Irish Times online and RTÉ online match-tracker Archived 2010-10-17 at the Wayback Machine.
  2. ^ "Wexford 2-07 Galway 1-08". RTÉ Sport. 11 September 2011. Archived from the original on 3 January 2012. Retrieved 12 September 2011. 
  3. ^ 2011 final Wexford 2-7 Galway 1-8 Report in Camogie.ie Connacht Tribune Archived 2012-08-26 at the Wayback Machine. Enniscorthy Echo Archived 2012-03-28 at the Wayback Machine. Galway Advertiser Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Times, Camogie.ie, RTE Online Archived 2012-01-03 at the Wayback Machine., Tuam Herald Archived 2012-04-01 at the Wayback Machine. Wexford People Homecoming in Enniscorthy Echo Archived 2012-03-28 at the Wayback Machine. Wexford People Preview in Irish Examiner Irish Times Irish Independent
  4. ^ 2004 final UL 6-5 UCD 1-8, O'Toole Park, Crumlin, RTÉ online
  5. ^ 2005 final UL 0-12 UCD 1-4 at Ballygunner, Hogan Stand
  6. ^ 17602 2006 final UL 0-13, UCD 1-9 at Limerick Gaelic Grounds, sportsfocus.com[permanent dead link]
  7. ^ She was the highest scoring forward of the competition during the National League season of 2010.

    Other awards[edit]

    National League 2003 and 2005, All Ireland Minor 2000, Ashbourne Cup winner with University of Limerick 2004, 2005 and 2006. 2009 All Star nominations Archived 2013-07-11 at the Wayback Machine.

  8. ^ Moran, Mary (2011). A Game of Our Own: The History of Camogie. Dublin, Ireland: Cumann Camógaíochta. p. 460.