Mary Leacy

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Mary Leacy
Personal information
Irish name Máire Ní Léasaigh
Sport Camogie
Position centre half back
Born 1987 (age 29–30)
Oulart, Ireland
Club(s)*
Years Club Apps (scores)
2001-present Oulart the Ballagh ?
Inter-county(ies)**
Years County Apps (scores)
Wexford ?
Inter-county titles
All Stars 2
* club appearances and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 December 2009 (UTC)).
**Inter County team apps and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 December 2009 (UTC)).

Mary Leacy (born 1987 in Oulart, County Wexford) is an Irish sportsperson. She won camogie All Star awards in 2004 and 2007.[1] She plays camogie with her local club Oulart the Ballagh and has been a member of the Wexford senior inter-county team since 2001. Leacy captained Wexford to the All-Ireland title in 2007[2] and won further All Irelands in 2010 and 2011, and a member of the Team of the Championship for 2011.

Family background[edit]

She is a daughter of Margaret O'Leary who won three All-Ireland medals with Wexford in 1968, 1969 and 1975.[3] Margaret (née O'Leary) who was selected at left half-back on the camogie team of the century. Margaret's other honours include seven Gael Linn Cups with Leinster in 1965, 1968, 1969, 1970, 1971, 1972 and 1978; five All-Ireland Clubs, with Eoghan Ruadh (Dublin) in 1967 and with Buffers Alley (Wexford) in 1978, 1981, 1982 and 1983; Gaelic All Star award 1968; captain of the first Wexford team to win the National League in 1977-'78.

Other honours[edit]

National League Division one 2009, 2010,2011. All Star 2004; She was an All Star nominee in 2005,[4] 2006,[5] 2007,[6] All-Ireland Under-16 1995 (captain and player of the match); County Centenary Ambassador 2004; Ashbourne Shield 1998; Ashbourne Cup Combined team 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001; Leinster Under-14 1993; Leinster Under-16 1994, 1995; Leinster Under-18 1997; Leinster Senior 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003, 2004, 2007; Club Junior 1996; Club Intermediate 1999; Club Senior 'B' 2003, 2007; Purple and Gold Star 2008. She was player of the match in Wexford's 3-12 to 1-11 victory over Kilkenny in the 2010 All Ireland semi-final.[7]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Allstars selected". Camogie.ie. Camogie.ie. 13 November 2007. Retrieved 30 December 2009. 
  2. ^ 2007 All Ireland final reports in Irish Examiner, Irish Independent, Irish Times and Gorey Guardian
  3. ^ Irish Independent Sept 10 2010: Camogie blueblood Una Leacy is looking to lead Wexford’s All-Ireland assault from the front
  4. ^ 2005
  5. ^ 2006
  6. ^ 2007
  7. ^ Wexford 3-12 Kilkenny 1-11 Semi-final report in Sunday Independent, on RTÉ online, camogie.ie, Breakingnews.ie and gaa.ie
Sporting positions
Preceded by
Wexford Senior Camogie Captain
2007
Succeeded by
Achievements
Preceded by
Joanne O'Callaghan
(Cork)
All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final
winning captain

2007
Succeeded by
Catríona Foley
(Cork)