Aislinn Connolly

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Aislinn Connolly
Personal information
Irish name Aislinn Ní Chonghaile
Sport Camogie
Position Full forward
Born Renmore Galway, Ireland
Years Club Apps (scores)
Castlegar ?
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.


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]


  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 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,, 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,[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.