Gael Linn Cup 1998

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Gael Linn Cup 1998
Championship Details
Dates
Competitors
Sponsor
Gael Linn Cup winners
Winners Munster (13th title)
Captain
Manager
Gael Linn Cup Runners-up
Runners-up Leinster
Captain
Manager
Matches played 3

The 1998 Gael Linn Cup, the most important representative competition for elite level participants in the women's team field sport of camogie, was won by Munster, who defeated Leinster in the final, played at St Vincents.[1][2]

Arrangements[edit]

Leinster defeated Connacht 2–7 to 2–4, Munster defeated Ulster 5–19 to 2–13 and Fiona O'Driscoll, scored 3–9 as Munster defeated Leinster 6–20 to 1–11 for their fourth successive title.[3][4][5][6][7]

Gael Linn Trophy[edit]

Ulster defeated Munster 1–13 to 1–11 at St Vincent's Grounds. Leinster defeated Connacht 3–12 to 2–8. Goals from Brenda Burke, Shauna McCaul and Leona Fay helped Ulster defeated 3–12 to 1–12 in the final.

Final stages[edit]


Final
Munster 6–20 – 1–11 Leinster

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Munster:
GK 1 Cora Keohane (Cork)
FB 2 Eithne Duggan (Cork)
RWB 3 Mags Finn (Cork)
CB 4 Ciara Gaynor (Tipperary)
LWB 5 Claire Madden (Tipperary)
MF 6 Ursula Troy (Cork)
MF 7 Mary O'Connor (Cork)
MF 8 Catherine O'Loughlin (Clare)
RWF 9 Vera Sheehan (Limerick)
CF 10 Fiona O'Driscoll (Cork)
LWF 11 Moira McMahon (Clare)
FF 12 Deirdre Hughes (Tipperary)
Leinster:
GK 1 Miriam Holland (Killkenny)
FB 2 Cathy Walsh (Dublin)
RWB 3 Tracey Millea (Killkenny)
CB 4 Germaine Noonan (Dublin)
LWB 5 Catherine Boyle (Dublin)
MF 6 Marina Downey (Killkenny)
MF 7 Áine Codd (Wexford)
MF 8 Patricia Clinton (Dublin)
RWF 9 Sonya Byrne (Dublin)
CF 10 Bridget Mullally (Killkenny)
LWF 11 Mag Kelly (Wexford)
FF 12 Patricia Murphy (Dublin)

Junior Final[edit]


Final
Ulster 3–12 – 1–12 Leinster

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Ulster:
GK 1 Teresa McGowan (Down)
FB 2 Donna Greeran (Down)
RWB 3 Paula Daly (Fermanagh)
CB 4 Nuala Magee (Down)
LWB 5 Mary Rose McGrady (Tyrone)
MF 6 Martina Mulholland (Derry)
MF 7 Shauna McCaul (Derry)
MF 8 Majella Murray (Down)
RWF 9 Jane Adams (Antrim)
CF 10 Michelle Corry (Fermanagh)
LWF 11 Brenda Burke (Tyrone)
FF 12 Leona Fay (Tyrone)
Leinster:
GK 1 Niamh Leahy (Dublin)
FB 2 Nuala Kerrigan (Kildare)
RWB 3 Bernie Holohan (Wexford)
CB 4 Melanie Treacy (Kildare)
LWB 5 Liz O'Donoghue (Kildare)
MF 6 Louise O'Hara (Dublin)
MF 7 Michelle Davis (Offaly)
MF 8 Sarah Weir (Dublin)
RWF 9 Nuala Quirke (Carlow)
CF 10 Valerie Crean (Carlow)
LWF 11 Miriam Malone (Kildare)
FF 12 Maggie Lynch (Offaly)

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 Evening Echo, 1 October 1998
  4. ^ Report of final in Irish Independent, 1 October 1998
  5. ^ Report of final in Irish Times, 1 October 1998
  6. ^ Report of final in Irish Examiner, 1 October 1998
  7. ^ Report of final in Irish News, 1 October 1998

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Gael Linn Cup 1997
Gael Linn Cup
1954 – present
Succeeded by
Gael Linn Cup 1999