Gael Linn Cup 1976

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Gael Linn Cup 1976
Championship Details
Gael Linn Cup winners
Winners Leinster (1st junior title)
Gael Linn Cup Runners-up
Runners-up Munster
Matches played 3

The 1976 Gael Linn Cup, the most important representative competition for elite level participants in the women's team field sport of camogie, was played at junior level only in the three years 1975-7. It was won by Leinster, who defeated Munster in the final, played at Adare.[1][2]


Munster defeated Connacht by 3–1 to 1–3 at Roscommon, while a late rally by Leinster earned a 4–5 to 1–3victory over Ulster at Mayobridge. Kay Barry snatched a late winning goal for Leinster in the final against Munster at Adare, 2–6 to 2–3.

Final stages[edit]

Leinster 2–6 – 2–3 Munster


GK 1 Ann Butler (Wexford)
FB 2 Terry Lynch (Kildare)
RWB 3 Geraldine Duggan (Wexford)
CB 4 Martina Cousins (Wexford)
LWB 5 Bernie Whistler (Dublin)
MF 6 Fiona Cousins (Wexford)
MF 7 Mary O'Loughlin (Wicklow)
MF 8 Miriam Miggan (Kildare)
RWF 9 Ann O'Neill (Wicklow)
CF 10 Monica O'Leary (Wexford)
LWF 11 Kathleen O'Neill (Wicklow)
FF 12 Kay Barry (Wicklow)
GK 1 Helen Butler (Limerick)
FB 2 Mary Roche (Cork)
RWB 3 Betty Joyce (Cork)
CB 4 Geraldine O'Brien (Limerick)
LWB 5 Margie Neville (Limerick)
MF 6 Vera Mackey (Limerick)
MF 7 Marion Doyle (Limerick)
MF 8 Bernadette O'Brien (Limerick)
RWF 9 Brigid Darcy (Limerick)
CF 10 Carrie Clancy (Limerick)
LWF 11 Ger Ring (Cork)
FF 12 Brid Stokes (Limerick)


  1. ^ Moran, Mary (2011). A Game of Our Own: The History of Camogie. Dublin, Ireland: Cumann Camógaíochta. p. 460.  978-1-908591-00-5
  2. ^ Gael Linn Cup on

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Preceded by
Gael Linn Cup 1975
Gael Linn Cup
1954 – present
Succeeded by
Gael Linn Cup 1977