Birthday girl Connolly saves the day for Limerick

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

Limerick goalkeeper Karen Connolly celebrated her 18th birthday in style at the weekend, as she helped her team-mates qualify for the semi-finals of the Só Hotels Women’s National League Cup. Continue reading “Birthday girl Connolly saves the day for Limerick”

Interview with Wexford Youths Blessing Kingsley

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

It’s been a whirlwind couple of weeks for Wexford Youths starlet Blessing Kingsley. The youngster from Graiguecullen, Co Carlow scored an International goal for Ireland, and then in the space of just 24 hours scored her first Senior goal for Wexford and followed that up by scoring twice for their U17’s. In their next game she again scored twice as Wexford beat Greystones United. Continue reading “Interview with Wexford Youths Blessing Kingsley”

Jarrett scores a hat-trick, while Limerick shock Galway in WNL League Cup

The opening games of the Women’s National League Cup took place over the weekend with four quarter-finals down for decision. Continue reading “Jarrett scores a hat-trick, while Limerick shock Galway in WNL League Cup”

Galway WFC captain looking to bring trophies to the West

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

At the beginning of the year most observers would have picked the likes of last season’s treble winners Wexford Youths, Shelbourne or Peamount United as the teams to claim silverware throughout the Women’s National League season. Continue reading “Galway WFC captain looking to bring trophies to the West”

Interview with DLR Waves manager Graham Kelly

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

The DLR Waves will kick-off the new SÓ Hotel Group sponsored Women’s National League this weekend with an away game against last seasons Treble winners Wexford Youths Under a new manager, after former Bray Wanderers Head Coach Graham Kelly took the reigns in the off-season. Continue reading “Interview with DLR Waves manager Graham Kelly”

Interview: Cork City Women’s first-team coach Pedro Rodrigues

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

When the global recession hit in late 2008/early 2009 many people lost their jobs, while others emigrated or went back home. For one young Portuguese coach, it led to him coming to Ireland to see if he could find work. Continue reading “Interview: Cork City Women’s first-team coach Pedro Rodrigues”

Katrina Parrock: Pre-season

By Katrina Parrock (@KatrinaParrock)

The new season is quickly approaching; and my body is certainly feeling the effects of our pre-season schedule. I’m sure most soccer players will know where I’m coming from when the mere word ‘running’ is mentioned – the feeling of utter dread!   Continue reading “Katrina Parrock: Pre-season”

Jessica Ziu aiming high in 2019 for both club and country

By Gerard Mulreaney (@gerardmulreaney)

With no competitive fixtures on the horizon until the European Championship Qualifiers begin later this year, the Republic of Ireland Women’s National team head into a double-header of friendly Internationals against Wales this week in Spain. Continue reading “Jessica Ziu aiming high in 2019 for both club and country”

“It’s going to be a battle” says Galway WFC manager Trill

By Gerard Mulreaney

Galway WFC U-17 manager Phil Trill is eager for his side to show the country just how good the standard of Women’s football is when his side take on Shelbourne in Sunday’s inaugural league final.  Continue reading ““It’s going to be a battle” says Galway WFC manager Trill”