Rena Buckley

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Rena Buckley
Personal information
Irish name Ríoghna Ní Bhuachalla
Sport Ladies' Gaelic football, camogie
Position half back/midfield
Born 1987 (age 31–32)
Cork, Republic of Ireland
Occupation physiotherapist
Years Club
Inniscarra& Donoughmore (football)
Years County
Inter-county titles
All-Irelands 18: Football (11), Camogie (7)
All Stars 10

Rena Buckley (born 1987) in Cork is a camogie player, Gaelic Footballer and Physiotherapist, winner of All-Ireland Camogie medals in 2005, 2006, 2008 and 2009, 2014, 2015 and 2017.[1] She won All Star awards in 2006, 2007, 2014, 2015 and 2017. She has also won 11 All-Ireland Senior Ladies Football medals between 2005-2016. She won Ladies Football All Star awards in 2006, 2007, 2011, 2012 and 2015. She holds All-Ireland Senior, National League and provincial medals in camogie and ladies' football, Rena has also won All-Ireland Minor honours as well as Intermediate and Junior Munster championships. She announced her retirement from inter county on 21 May 2018.[2] She was selected on the Colleges centenary All Star team and is also a dual All Star. She was The Corkman/ Springfort Hall sports person of the year in 2006 and, alongside Briege Corkery, was named the dual Irish sportswoman of the year 2015.


  • On the 10 September 2017, Buckley collected her 18th All-Ireland Medal. The only player to have achieved this feat in GAA history.[3]


  1. ^ "All Ireland final". Irish Times. Irish Times. 13 September 2009. Retrieved 13 September 2009.
  2. ^ Moran, Sean. "Cork's Rena Buckley announces inter-county retirement". The Irish Times. Archived from the original on 21 May 2018. Retrieved 16 June 2018.
  3. ^ "Rena Buckley makes GAA history with an incredible 18 All-Ireland medals". The 42. 10 September 2017. Retrieved 3 January 2018.

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