Gael Linn Cup 2005

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Gael Linn Cup 2005
Championship Details
Gael Linn Cup winners
Winners Munster (19th title)
Gael Linn Cup Runners-up
Runners-up Connacht
Matches played 3

The 2005 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 Connacht in the final, played at Ballinteer.[1][2]


In the tournament at St John's Ballinteer, Munster defeated Leinster 1–12 to 0–2. Connacht defeated Leinster by a point, 2–6 to 1–8. Munster defeated Connacht 3–14 to 2–8 in the final.[3] Senior player of the Tournament was Cork's Anna Geary.

Gael Linn trophy[edit]

In the tournament at St John's Ballinteer, Munster defeated Leinster by two points 2–8 to 2–6. Ulster defeated Connacht 3–10 to 0–7. Munster defeated Ulster 1–14 to 2–4 in the final. Player of the Tournament was Clare's Deirdre Murphy.

Final stages[edit]

Munster 3–14 – 2–8 Connacht


GK 1 Aoife Murray (Cork)
RCB 2 Joanne O'Callaghan (Cork)
FB 3 Caitríona Foley (Cork)
LCB 4 Rena Buckley (Cork)
RWB 5 Mary O'Connor (Cork)
CB 6 Suzanne Kelly (Tipperary)(captain)
LWB 7 Anna Geary (Cork)
MF 8 Gemma O'Connor (Cork)
MF 9 Joanne Ryan (Tipperary)
RWF 10 Rachel Moloney (Cork)
CF 11 Jenny O'Leary (Cork)
LWF 12 Una O'Donoghue (Cork)
RCF 13 Stephanie Dunlea (Cork)
FF 14 Elaine Burke (Cork)
LCF 15 Mary Coleman (Cork)
GK 1 Stephanie Gannon (Galway)
RCB 2 Regina Glynn (Galway)
FB 3 Áine Hillary (Galway)
LCB 4 Nicola Gavin (Galway)
RWB 5 Colette Glennon (Galway)
CB 6 Sinéad Cahalan (Galway)
LWB 7 Ailbhe Kelly (Galway)
MF 8 Brenda Hanney (Galway)
MF 9 Katherine Glynn (Galway)
RWF 10 Deirdre Burke (Galway)
CF 11 Therese Maher (Galway)
LWF 12 Lourda Kavanagh (Galway)
RCF 13 Susan Keane (Galway)
FF 14 Veronica Curtin (Galway)
LCF 15 Orla Kilkenny (Galway)

Junior Final[edit]

Munster 2–14 – 2–8 Ulster


GK 1 Aisling O'Brien (Waterford)
RCB 2 Sinead Scanlan (Clare)
FB 3 Niamh Harkins (Tipperary)
LCB 4 Lucy Hawkes (Cork)
RWB 5 Michelle Shortt (Tipperary)
CB 6 Cathy Halley (Clare)
LWB 7 Orla Coughlan (Cork)
MF 8 Áine Lyng (Waterford)
MF 9 Áine Watson (Cork)
RWF 10 Laura Linnane (Clare)
CF 11 Eimear O'Friel (Cork) (captain)
LWF 12 Catherine O'Loughlin (Clare)
RCF 13 Deirdre Twomey (Cork)
FF 14 Veronica Curtin (Galway)
LCF 15 Orla Kilkenny (Galway)
GK 1 Claire O'Kane (Derry)
RCB 2 Sinéad Stephenson (Derry)
FB 3 Mairéad Graham (Antrim)
LCB 4 Ciara Cushnahan (Derry)
RWB 5 Caitríona O'Kane (Derry)
CB 6 Claire Doherty (Derry) (captain)
LWB 7 Jane Carey (Derry)
MF 8 Gráinne McGoldrick (Derry)
MF 9 Briege Convery (Derry)
RWF 10 Kerrie O'Neill (Antrim)
CF 11 Katie McAuley (Derry)
LWF 12 Elaine Dowds (Antrim)
RCF 13 Cathy Mulholland (Down)
FF 14 Cathy McGourty (Down)
LCF 15 Sinéad Cassidy (Derry)


  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
  3. ^ 2005 Munster 3–14 Connacht 2–8 report in Irish Independent

External links[edit]

Preceded by
Gael Linn Cup 2004
Gael Linn Cup
1954 – present
Succeeded by
Gael Linn Cup 2006