Gael Linn Cup 1995

The 1995 Gael Linn Cup, the most important representative competition for elite level participants in the women's team field sport of camogie, was won by Munster, who defeated Connacht in the final, played at Russell Park, Blanchardstown Co Dublin.[1][2]

Gael Linn Cup 1995
Championship Details
Gael Linn Cup winners
Winners Munster (10th title)
Gael Linn Cup Runners-up
Runners-up Connacht
Matches played 3


Holders Munster defeated Ulster 3–14 to 2–10 at Russell Park. Connacht defeated Leinster 6–10 to 1–10. Munster won the final 4–13 to 3–10.[3][4][5][6][7] In the Gael Linn Trophy semi-finals, Connacht defeated Leinster and Munster defeated Ulster 3–10 to 1–4. Mairéad Coyle scored the decisive goal in the Gael Linn trophy final to give Connacht a 1–9 to 0–10 victory over Munster.

Final stagesEdit

Munster4–13 – 3–10Connacht


GK 1 Kathleen Costine (Cork)
FB 2 Eithne Duggan (Cork)
RWB 3 Paula Goggins (Cork)
CB 4 Sandie Fitzgibbon (Cork)
LWB 5 Claire Madden (Tipperary)
MF 6 Regina O'Meara (Tipperary)
MF 7 Therese O'Callaghan (Cork)
MF 8 Stephanie Dunlea (Cork)
RWF 9 Irene O'Keeffe (Cork)
CF 10 Linda Mellerick (Cork)
LWF 11 Lynn Dunlea (Cork)
FF 12 Deirdre Hughes (Tipperary)
GK 1 Louise Curry (Galway)
FB 2 Sheila Coen (Galway)
RWB 3 Tracey Laheen (Galway)
CB 4 Carmel Hannon (Galway)
LWB 5 Pamela Nevin (Galway)
MF 6 Olivia Broderick (Galway)
MF 7 Sharon Glynn (Galway)
MF 8 Martina Harkins (Galway)
RWF 9 Anne Ryan (Galway)
CF 10 Imelda Hobbins (Galway)
LWF 11 Deirdre Costello (Galway)
FF 12 Claire Lynch (Galway)

Junior FinalEdit

Connacht1–9 – 0–10Munster


GK 1 Fiona Earls (Galway)
FB 2 Olive Costello (Galway)
RWB 3 Mary Grehan (Rocommon)
CB 4 Cora Curley (Galway)
LWB 5 Mary Gannon (Rocommon)
MF 6 Goretta Maher (Galway)
MF 7 Karina Jones (Rocommon)
MF 8 Carmel Hannon (Galway)
RWF 9 Martina Haverty (Galway)
CF 10 Mairéad Coyle (Rocommon)
LWF 11 Denise Gilligan (Galway)
FF 12 Veronica Curtin (Galway)
GK 1 Breda O'Brien (Limerick)
FB 2 Teresa Burke (Tipperary)
RWB 3 Colette Cronin (Cork)
CB 4 Evelyn Healy (Cork)
LWB 5 Siobhán Cusack (Tipperary)
MF 6 Vivienne Harris (Cork)
MF 7 Alice Deane (Tipperary)
MF 8 Catherine Bourke (Tipperary)
RWF 9 Pauline McCarthy (Limerick)
CF 10 Ann Lenihan (Limerick)
LWF 11 Marie Ryan (Tipperary)
FF 12 Kay Burke (Limerick)


  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
  3. ^ Report of final in Evening News, 1 October 1995
  4. ^ Report of final in Irish Independent, 1 October 1995
  5. ^ Report of final in Irish Times, 1 October 1995
  6. ^ Report of final in Irish Examiner, 1 October 1995
  7. ^ Report of final in Irish News, 1 October 1995

External linksEdit

Preceded by Gael Linn Cup
1954 – present
Succeeded by