Leann Fennelly

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Leann Fennelly
Personal information
Irish name Leannán Ní Fhionnalaigh
Sport Camogie
Position Corner back
Born 1990 (age 2930)
Kilkenny, Ireland
Club(s)*
YearsClubApps (scores)
2007 – present
Mullinavat ?
Inter-county(ies)**
YearsCountyApps (scores)
2007 – present
Kilkenny ?
* club appearances and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 December 2009 (UTC)).
**Inter County team apps and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 December 2009 (UTC)).

Leann Fennelly (born 1990) is a camogie player and a student, who played in the 2009 All Ireland camogie final. [1]

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Background

Leann's father, Liam, gave distinguished service to Kilkenny in the forward line, whereas she has shown her mettle in the backs. Her father and six of his brothers played together to win the 1989 Leinster Senior Club Hurling Championship and four (Kevin, Seán, Ger and Liam) played together in the All Ireland hurling final of 1987. Her father's cousin Mary captained the 1976 Kilkenny All Ireland team and served as President of the Camogie Association.

Career

She already has six All-Ireland medals in her collection – one Under-16, three Minor, one Colleges and one Intermediate from 2008. Her senior debut was in 2009. [2]

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References

  1. "All Ireland final". Irish Times. Irish Times. 13 September 2009. Retrieved 13 September 2009.
  2. All Ireland camogie final programme 2009