The 1975 Gael Linn Cup, the most important representative competition for elite level participants in the women's team field sport of camogie, was played at junior level only in the three years 1975-7. It was won by Munster, who defeated Ulster in the final.[1][2]

Gael Linn Cup 1975
ChampionsMunster (1st junior title)
Matches played3



Munster raced into a five-goal lead against Leinster, before Leinster hauled back 1–1 in the semi-final of the revamped Gael-Linn Cup at Gowran, County Kilkenny. Ulster defeated Connacht 3–1 to 1–5 in the second semi-final at Carrickmacross. Munster used nine Limerick players in their 5–1 to 2–0 victory over Ulster, one of the exceptions, Frances Barry-Murphy was a sister of Jimmy Barry Murphy

Final stages

Munster5–1 – 2–0Ulster


GK 1 Helen Butler (Limerick)
FB 2 Ann Meaney (Limerick)
RWB 3 Margie Neville (Limerick)
CB 4 Geraldine O'Brien (Limerick) (captain)
LWB 5 Mary Walsh (Cork)
MF 6 Dolores O'Brien (Limerick)
MF 7 Marion Doyle (Limerick)
MF 8 Susan Burke (Cork)
RWF 9 Brigid Darcy (Limerick)
CF 10 Carrie Clancy (Limerick)
LWF 11 Bríd Stokes (Limerick)
FF 12 Frances Barry-Murphy (Cork)
GK 1 Eleanor Hughes (Monaghan)
FB 2 Anne McCone (Armagh)
RWB 3 Eileen McAvinney (Monaghan)
CB 4 Patsy Toal (Armagh)
LWB 5 Ann McCaffrey (Fermanagh)
MF 6 Susan Lively (Down)
MF 7 Mary Ogle (Tyrone)
MF 8 Margaret Moriarty (Armagh)
RWF 9 Breda Sherry (Monaghan)
CF 10 Marian McGarvey (Down)
LWF 11 Josephine Hands (Tyrone)
FF 12 Pauline Vallelly (Armagh)


  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
Preceded by Gael Linn Cup
1954 – present
Succeeded by