Gael Linn Cup 1977

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Gael Linn Cup 1977
Championship Details
Gael Linn Cup winners
Winners Munster (2nd junior title)
Gael Linn Cup Runners-up
Runners-up Connacht
Matches played 3

The 1977 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 Munster, who defeated Connacht in the final, played at Adare.[1][2]


Connacht defeated Leinster by 2–3 to 1–5 at Russell Park, Blanchardstown. Munster defeated Ulster 6–4 to 1–3 at Carrickmacross. Using nine Limerick players who had won the All-Ireland junior championship, Munster led by five points at halftime in the final and defeated Connacht 3–7 to 3–1.

Final stages[edit]

Munster 3–7 – 3–1 Connacht


GK 1 Helen Butler (Limerick)
FB 2 Margie Neville (Limerick)
RWB 3 Betty Joyce (Cork)
CB 4 Geraldine O'Brien (Limerick)
LWB 5 Marie Coughlan (Cork)
MF 6 Bernie O'Brien (Limerick)
MF 7 Marion Doyle (Limerick)
MF 8 Vera Mackey (Limerick)
RWF 9 Brigid Darcy (Limerick)
CF 10 Carrie Clancy (Limerick) (captain)
LWF 11 Eileen Kavanagh (Cork)
FF 12 Bríd Stokes (Limerick)
GK 1 Breda Coady (Galway)
FB 2 Catherine Gannon (Rocommon)
RWB 3 Breda Glynn (Galway) (captain)
CB 4 Bridie Cunniffe (Galway)
LWB 5 Bernie Barrett (Galway)
MF 6 Una Jordan (Galway)
MF 7 Anne Burke (Galway)
MF 8 Anne Morris (Galway)
RWF 9 Mary Kelly (Galway)
CF 10 Marion Freaney (Galway)
LWF 11 Madge Hobbins (Galway)
FF 12 Bernie Condron (Rocommon)


  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 1976
Gael Linn Cup
1954 – present
Succeeded by
Gael Linn Cup 1978