Ireland women's international rules football team

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The Ireland women's international rules football team is the IIrish women's representative team in international rules football, a hybrid of Australian rules football and Gaelic football.

The team was launched in 2006 by the Ladies' Gaelic Football Association, for the purpose of competing against the Australia women's international rules football team, organised by Women's Football Australia, on an annual basis. However the 2006 series was the only series to be played between the two nations.[1]

2006 Squad[edit]

Bronagh O'Donnell, Alma O'Donnell, Caroline O'Hanlon, Caoimhe Marley (All Armagh), Bronagh Sheridan (Cavan), Angela Walsh, Norita Kelly, Juliet Murphy, Rena Buckley (All Cork), Micheala Downey (Down), Cliodhna O'Connor, Sinead Aherne (both Dublin), Aoibheann Daly, Anne Marie McDonagh, Una Carroll, Patricia Gleeson (All Galway), Grainne Ni Flathartha, Sarah O'Connor (All Kerry), Brianna Leahy (Kildare), Lorraine Muckian, Patricia Fogarty (Laois), Dympna O'Brien (Limerick) Cora Staunton, Christina Heffernan (Mayo), Sinead Dooley, Jackie Shields, Geraldine Doherty, Mary Sheridan (All Meath), Mairead Morrissey (Tipperary), Mary O'Donnell (Waterford)

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See also[edit]


  1. ^ "Brave Aussie ladies like ewes to the slaughter in Ireland". World Footy News. 13 November 2006. Archived from the original on 16 June 2013.