Elaine Burke

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Elaine Burke
Personal information
Irish name Eibhlín de Búrca
Sport Camogie
Position forward
Born 1981
Cork, Ireland
Club(s)*
Years Club Apps (scores)
Valley Rovers Tara Camogie Club London ?
Inter-county(ies)**
Years County Apps (scores)
Cork ?
* 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)).

Elaine Burke is a former camogie player, captain of the All Ireland Camogie Championship winning team in 2005,[1] remember for her catch-cry from the podium: "Rebels abú arís."[2]

Career[edit]

She came to prominence at local level when she won the Carrighdoun under-14 camogie slills competition two years in a row, 1994 and 1995. She won All Ireland senior medals in 2002,[3] 2005 [4] and 2006.[5] She won Ashbourne Cup medals with UCC in 2000[6] and 2002.[7]

Personal life[edit]

She graduated in law and retired when she commenced work with a firm of solicitors in Cork. She moved to London for work and joined Tara Camogie Club 2012, winning Championship and reaching All-Ireland Junior Club semi final. Vice-Captain.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Camogie Archive". Camogie.ie. 30 June 2010. Archived from the original on 28 January 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Irish Times Sept 19 2005
  3. ^ 2002 Cork 4-9 Tipperary 1-9 All Ireland final reports in Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, and Irish Times
  4. ^ 2005 Cork 1-17 Tipperary 1-13 All Ireland final reports in Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Times and 718 Rebelgaa.com[dead link]
  5. ^ 2006 Cork 0-12 Tipperary 0-4 All Ireland final reports in Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Times and Youtube Video highlights MtLwc6jUnlI part one and tJzacxRW6Pg&feature= related part two
  6. ^ 2000 final UCC 2-3 UCD 1-5 in Galway, report on RTÉ online Archived 22 October 2012 at the Wayback Machine.
  7. ^ 2002 final UCC 1-11 WIT 1-4 at Ballinlough, Cork, report on RTÉ online

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