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NEWS
 
Queen's Ladies Gaelic Football Club 1995/1996
 

Committee:
Chairperson: Denise Martin Carrickmore
Secretary: Hayley Boyle Galbally Oonagh Celts
Tresurer: Lorraine McCaffery Lisnaskea

Football:
Queens', UUJ and Coleraine all finished on equal points at the end of the league fixtures, with QUB having recorded a first ever victory over the Poly firsts. They were not to be 'caught on the hop' however and eliminated Queens' in the League playoff at St. Pauls.

St. Pauls in Belfast was again the venue for another Jordanstown-Queens' encounter in the Dowd Cup. Hosted by St. Mary's College, QUB fully availed of all the entertainment and provided some of their own, as a first round defeat cut short any hopes of playing football. Some consolation was gained as we won the McNally Plate. However Queens' didn't really get much value from this particular piece of silverware, and would like to take this opportunity to thank St. Mary's boys for looking after it for a whole year for us.

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QUB's O'Connor Cup run didn't take us any further than the Dub, again the bridesmaids thanks to a one point defeat by Coleraine. Queen's did however participate in the Freshers All-Ireland 7-a-side Blitz in UCD, performing admirably, despite their eighth player lying at the sideline with food poisoning!!

The highlight for the year was the Ulster 7-a-sides which we hosted. Beating UUJ 1,2,and 3, then defeating a strong Coleraine side, Queens' won the 'Fly Cup'. (Coleraine, however made a breakthrough of their own, later in the Fly...they were cleaning up glass for a week Catherine!!)

Team:
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Aoife Murphy, Maura McArdle, Roisin Fitzsimmons, Denise Martin, Orla Murtagh, Martina O'Brien, Sharon Redmond, Maura McCabe, Fionnula McAtamney, Pauline McCoy, Cathy Gallagher, Martina McCafferty, Ciara Holland, Hayley Boyle, Oonagh McKibbon.

Subs: Joanne Daly, Sharon Daly, Tara Cooke, Aine Dolan, Jackie Burns, Michelle Monaghan, Julie McCabe, Fiona McSherry.

Captain:
Martina McCafferty, Bredagh

Managers:
Colly McAllister, Brian Kennan.

Ulster Combined Colleges Representatives:
Cathy Gallagher, Denise Martin, Martina McCafferty, Ciara Holland, Maura McArdle.

All-Ireland Combined Colleges Representative:
Cathy Gallagher

Club Awards:
Club Awards were made at the annual Gaelic Formal in the Clandeboye Lodge and were as follows;

Player of the Year:
Maura McArdle, Killeavy

Players' Player of the Year:
Ciara Holland, Aodh Ruadh, Dungannon

Fresher of the Year:
Ciara Holland

Most Improved Player of the Year:
Sharon Daly, Tullysaran

Clubperson of the Year:
Denise Martin, Carrickmore

 
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