Una O'Dwyer (camogie)

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Una O'Dwyer
Personal information
Irish name Úna Ní Dhuibhir
Sport Camogie
Position Full back
Born Tipperary, Ireland
Club(s)*
YearsClubApps (scores)
Cashel ?
Inter-county(ies)**
YearsCountyApps (scores)
Tipperary ?
Inter-county titles
All-Irelands 5
All Stars 1
* club appearances and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 June 2010 (UTC)).
**Inter County team apps and scores correct as of (16:31, 30 June 2010 (UTC)).

Una O'Dwyer is a camogie player, winner of the Texaco Player of the Year award in 2004, [1] an All-Star award in 2004, a Lynchpin award, predecessor of the All Star awards, in 2003 [2] and All Ireland medals in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2004.

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Career

She played in eight successive All Ireland finals for Tipperary winning five All Ireland medals in 1999, [3] 2000, [4] 2001, [5] captaining the team in 2003 [6] and winning the Irish Independent player of the match award in 2004. [7] She won her first All Ireland senior club medal with Cashel in 2007 [8] and captained the team to victory against Athenry in 2009. [9] She captained the UCC team to Ashbourne Cup success in 2003. [10]

Other awards

In 2003, she was named as Irish Tatler magazine's 'Woman of the Year Highly Commended Sports Star'.[ citation needed ]

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References

  1. Irish Independent: Texaco Award Citation
  2. "Camogie All Stars". Camogie.ie. Cumann Camógaíochta. 13 November 2009. Retrieved 30 June 2010.
  3. 1999 Tipperary 0-12 Kilkenny 1-8 All Ireland final reports in Irish Examiner Archived 2011-06-29 at the Wayback Machine , Irish Independent and Irish Times also comment on reversal of League final result
  4. 2000 Tipperary 2-11 Cork 1-9 All Ireland final report in Irish Times
  5. 2001 Tipperary 4-13 Kilkenny 1-6 All Ireland final reports in Irish Independent and Irish Times
  6. 2003 Tipperary 2-11 Cork 1-11 All Ireland final reports in Irish Examiner Archived 2012-12-02 at archive.today , Irish Independent, and Irish Times
  7. 2004 Tipperary 2-11 Cork 0-9 All Ireland final reports in Irish Examiner Archived 2011-08-10 at the Wayback Machine , Irish Independent, and 481 Rebelgaa.com Archived 2011-08-10 at the Wayback Machine
  8. 2007 Cashel 1-18 Athenry 0-9 report in Connacht Tribune Archived 2008-12-30 at the Wayback Machine
  9. 2009 Cashel 0-11 Athenry 0-9 report in Irish Times Irish Independent, RTÉ online Archived 2013-07-11 at the Wayback Machine and Tipperary Star Archived 2012-09-13 at archive.today
  10. 2003 Ashbourne final UCC 1-10 UCD 0-6 at the Mardyke, UCC.ie