Gael Linn Cup 1986

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Gael Linn Cup 1986
Championship Details
Dates
Competitors
Sponsor
Gael Linn Cup winners
Winners Leinster (19th title)
Captain
Manager
Gael Linn Cup Runners-up
Runners-up Munster
Captain
Manager
Matches played3

The 1986 Gael Linn Cup, the most important representative competition for elite level participants in the women's team field sport of camogie, was won by Leinster, who defeated Munster in the final, played at Silver Park Kilmacud. [1] [2]

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Arrangements

Munster defeated Ulster by 5–10 to 0–1 in the semi-final at Kilmacud Crokes' ground in Glenalbyn. Goals from Angela Downey, Jo Dunne and Carmel O'Byrne gave Leinster a 4–6 to 1–6 victory over Munster in the final. [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] Leinster defeated Munster by two points in the trophy semi-final and Kildare's Miriam Malone scored the winning goal five minutes from the end of the final to give them a one-point win over Munster.

Final stages

Leinster 4–10 – 1–4 Munster

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Leinster:
GK1 Marie Fitzpatrick (Killkenny)
FB2 Marion Conroy (Dublin)
RWB3 Tina Fitzhenry (Wexford)
CB4 Bridie McGarry (Killkenny)
LWB5 Biddy O'Sullivan (Killkenny)
MF6 Cathy Walsh (Dublin)
MF7 Ann Downey (Killkenny)
MF8 Clare Jones (Killkenny)
RWF9 Jo Dunne (Killkenny)
CF10 Carmel O'Byrne (Dublin)
LWF11 Angela Downey (Killkenny)
FF12 Breda Holmes (Killkenny)
Munster:
GK1 Marion McCarthy (Cork)
FB2 Eileen Dineen (Cork)
RWB3 Mary Spillane (Cork)
CB4 Helen Clifford (Limerick)
LWB5 Mary Ring (Cork)
MF6 Anne Gleeson (Tipperary)
MF7 Val Fitzpatrick (Cork)
MF8 Sandie Fitzgibbon (Cork)
RWF9 Colette O'Mahony (Cork)
CF10 Pauline McCarthy (Limerick)
LWF11 Linda Mellerick (Cork)
FF12 Anne Leahy (Cork)

Junior Final

Leinster 1–5 – 0–7 Munster

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Leinster:
GK1 Mary Doyle (Carlow)
FB2 Geraldine Dwyer (Kildare)
RWB3 Melanie Treacy (Kildare)
CB4 Anna Dargan (Kildare)
LWB5 Carmel Gray (Dublin)
MF6 Esther Byrne (Wicklow)
MF7 Kay Barry (Wicklow) (captain)
MF8 Miriam Malone (Kildare)
RWF9 Nuala Smithers (Carlow)
CF10 Geraldine Dunne (Dublin)
LWF11 Marianne Johnson (Kildare)
FF12 Valerie Crean (Carlow)
Munster:
GK1 Pauline O'Brien (Clare)
FB2 Helen Cusack (Clare)
RWB3 Patricia Rynne (Clare)
CB4 Noeleen Quinn (Clare)
LWB5 Niamh Coughlan (Cork)
MF6 Karen Mellerick (Cork)
MF7 Carmel Wall (Clare)
MF8 Sheila O'Halloran (Clare)
RWF9 Catherine O'Loughlin (Clare)
CF10 Maura McNicholas (Clare)
LWF11 Catherine Molloy (Clare)
FF12 Paula Carey (Cork)

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References

  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 Camogie.ie
  3. Report of final in Irish Press, 13 October 1986
  4. Report of final in Irish Independent, 13 October 1986
  5. Report of final in Irish Times, 13 October 1986
  6. Report of final in Irish Examiner, 13 October 1986
  7. Report of final in Irish News, 13 October 1986
Preceded by
Gael Linn Cup 1985
Gael Linn Cup
1954 – present
Succeeded by
Gael Linn Cup 1987