Gael Linn Cup 1981

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Gael Linn Cup 1981
Championship Details
Dates
Competitors
Sponsor
Gael Linn Cup winners
Winners Leinster (15th title)
Captain
Manager
Gael Linn Cup Runners-up
Runners-up Ulster
Captain
Manager
Matches played 3

The 1981 Gael Linn Cup, the most important representative competition for elite level participants in the women's team field sport of camogie, was won by Leinster, who defeated Ulster in the final, played at Russell Park.[1][2]

Arrangements[edit]

Leinster narrowly defeated Munster 3–9 to 2–11 in the semi-final at Russell Park and then beat Ulster in the final at the same venue by 3–10 to 2–4.[3][4][5][6][7] Connacht defeated Ulster 5–1 to 3–2 in the trophy semi-final at Eglish in the semi-final and then defeated Munster by 2–3 to 2–2 at Russell Park.

Final stages[edit]

Leinster3–10 – 2–4Ulster

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Leinster:
GK 1 Kathleen Tonks (Wexford)
FB 2 Anne O'Brien (Dublin)
RWB 3 Ann Downey (Killkenny)
CB 4 Dorothy Walsh (Wexford)
LWB 5 Bridie McGarry (Killkenny)
MF 6 Margaret Farrell (Killkenny)
MF 7 Elsie Walsh (Wexford)
MF 8 Barbara Redmond (Dublin)
RWF 9 Orla Ní Síocháin (Dublin)
CF 10 Angela Downey (Killkenny)
LWF 11 Edel Murphy (Dublin)
FF 12 Jo Dunne (Killkenny)
Ulster:
GK 1 Carol Blaney (Antrim)
FB 2 Stephanie Kelly (Down)
RWB 3 Sheila McCartan (Down)
CB 4 Jo McClements (Antrim)
LWB 5 Cathy O'Hare (Down)
MF 6 Jackie McAtamney (Antrim)
MF 7 Brigid McLoughlin (Derry)
MF 8 Teresa Allen (Down)
RWF 9 Bonnie McGreevy (Down)
CF 10 Phil Gillespie (Antrim)
LWF 11 Sarah Ann Quinn (Derry)
FF 12 Mary McMullan (Antrim)

Junior Final[edit]

Connacht2–3 – 2–2Munster

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Connacht:
GK 1 Isobel McGee (Galway)
FB 2 Breda Kenny (Galway)
RWB 3 Deirdre Dillon (Galway)
CB 4 Ann Gallagher (Capt) (Galway)
LWB 5 Carmel Briscoe (Galway)
MF 6 Colette Arnold (Galway)
MF 7 Mairéad Coyle (Rocommon)
MF 8 Pauline O'Connor (Rocommon)
RWF 9 Jackie Rodgers (Rocommon)
CF 10 Mary Ryan (Galway)
LWF 11 Angela Manning (Galway)
FF 12 Margaret O'Reilly (Galway)
Munster:
GK 1 Mary Carey (Clare)
FB 2 Mary Maher (Cork)
RWB 3 Martina O'Donoghue (Limerick)
CB 4 Mary O'Donovan (Cork)
LWB 5 Carmel Moroney (Clare)
MF 6 Veronica Casey (Clare)
MF 7 Margo Twomey (Cork)
MF 8 Clare Jones (Clare)
RWF 9 Lourda Fox (Clare)
CF 10 Ann Marie Landers (Cork)
LWF 11 Stephanie Curtin (Cork)
FF 12 Colette Keating (Clare).

References[edit]

  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 Camogie.ie
  3. ^ Report of final in Irish Press, 2 November 1981
  4. ^ Report of final in Irish Independent, 2 November 1981
  5. ^ Report of final in Irish Times, 2 November 1981
  6. ^ Report of final in Irish Examiner, 2 November 1981
  7. ^ Report of final in Irish News, 2 November 1981

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Gael Linn Cup 1980
Gael Linn Cup
1954 – present
Succeeded by
Gael Linn Cup 1982