Mary Walsh (Wexford camogie player)

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Mary Walsh
Personal information
Irish name Máire Bhreathnach
Sport Camogie
Position half forward
Born Monageer Enniscorthy, Ireland
Club(s)*
Years Club Apps (scores)
St Ibar’s-Shelmalier ?
Inter-county(ies)**
Years County Apps (scores)
1963-72 Wexford ?
* club appearances and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 June 2010 (UTC)).
**Inter County team apps and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 June 2010 (UTC)).

Mary Walsh is a former camogie player, captain of the All Ireland Camogie Championship winning team in 1968.[1]All Ireland senior medals in 1969.[2]

Career[edit]

She was the outstanding Wexford player of the era, playing Gael Linn Cup inter-provincial camogie and starred for Wexford in their unsuccessful 1966 Leinster final bid. She was named Power’s Gold Label Wexford camogie player of the year in 1971, having previously won a Wexford sportsperson of the year award for tennis in 1968 and 1970.

Personal life[edit]

She played in the 1972 Leinster final the day after she married Larry Cahill from Rathnure.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Camogie Archive". Camogie.ie. 30 June 2010. Archived from the original on 28 January 2012. Retrieved 30 June 2010. 
  2. ^ Historic newspaper reports of All Ireland finals

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