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Eimear McDonnell

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Irish name  Eimear Ni Dhomhnaill
Years  County
Sport  Camogie
Name  Eimear McDonnell

Position  Right corner forward
All irelands  5
Years  Club
All stars  1
Eimear McDonnell Eimear McDonnell scoops the AIB Munster club Camogie player of the

Eimear McDonnell is a camogie player, winner of an All-Star award in 2005, a Lynchpin award, predecessor of the All Star awards, in 2003, a Texaco award in 2003, and five All Ireland medals in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2003 and 2004. She was previously nominated for an All Star award in 2004.

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Family background

She is a niece of Cork football manager Billy Morgan. Her sister Deirdre played on the University of Limerick team that won their second Ashbourne Cup in 2004. Her brother Brian is a well-known GAA journalist.

Career

She played in eight successive All Ireland finals for Tipperary. In 2001, she scored 1-2 in Tipperary’s All-Ireland final win and she was selected as the RTÉ Player of the Match. She scored a goal and had another controversially disallowed in 2002 and was player-of-the-match despite finishing on the losing team in 2003. She had a penalty saved in 2004 when she laid off the match-winning goal for Joanne Ryan.

References

Eimear McDonnell Wikipedia


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