Ladies Football Archive

In an historic weekend for Letterkenny Gaels, the senior ladies and U14 girls’ gaelic teams competed in matches for the first time. 

In what was a historic day for the club on Sunday last April 10th, Letterkenny Gaels fielded there first Adult Ladies GAA Team. Cloughanaeely rushed out of the blocks the quickest and were soon leading 3 points to no score. Our girls refused to panic and at half time it was 0-6 to 0-3 favoring the home team. In the 2nd half after a few positional changes the girls came back to level scores after a great goal from annette pearson brought our girls back to level the game. Unfortunately Gaels were unable to get the all important score to go in the lead. In the end up Cloughaneely experienced players came to the fore and they closed out the game to win by a point. Gaels were well served by their captain Aoife Cannon and Carla Bourne in defence, Annette Pearson and Lisa Shields up front. Training resumes this Wednesday night at 7 oclock with all girls requested to attend. larger picture



The U14 squad hosted Glenswilly
in a friendly on Monday evening at Pairc na Gael. In windy conditions the girls secured a hard fought victory. All players did their best. Thanks to all parents and coaches who helped and supported on the evening
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Underage Girls Football




 U14  girls with coach Aoife Cannon and guest coaches, Maggie Farrelly and  Sinead
Flood LYIT, at recent training session

Ladies All County junior League First Home Game

Termon  ladies  spoiled  the  homecoming  for  Letterkenny Gaels  who made history  by playing  their  first  Ladies  game  at  park  Na  Gaels  Letterkenny  on  Sunday  morning.
The  Gaels  who  had  one  other  previous  outing  were,  to  find  that  Termon's  second  string were  in  no  comprising  mood  and  indeed  Hugh  Harkin  and  Adrian  Brady's  charges   meant  action  from  referee  Gerard  Mc  Hugh's  throw  in.
The  Letterkenny  mentors   Jim  Farrell  and  Oisin  Cannon  were  left  contemplating  what  could have been  after,  after  several  Gaels scoring  efforts  were  squandered, and
Termon   took  hold  of  the  game. Jamie  Leigh   Murray who  was a  thorn in  the  Gaels  side  put  in  a  very powerful  performance  assisted  by  Roisin  Mc  Kelvey.                                    Larger Photos click here

 Thanks to James Trearty for photos
The  Gaels  who  were  down 3--8  to  1--1  at  halftime  began  to gets  to  grips  with  matters in  the  second  half  and  with  the  benefit  of  a  slope  and  wind advantage the  Gaels tagged on  several  scores.  Termon  who  finished  stronger found strong  resistance  from Gael's  Cara  Bourne,  Aisling  Carlin,  and  Aine  Gallagher. Termon  had  fine  performances  from Martina  and Sionna  Kelly,  Freda Diver   and  former  Termon  senior  player  Amanda  Quinn The  game  ended  with an  acknowledgement  that all  present  saw  history  in the making  with  Letterkenny  Gaels  playing  a  first  home  Ladies  game  on  the  Pairc  Na  Gaels soil
Final  Score was  Letterkenny Gaels  1--12 Termon 3--14
Letterkenny  Gaels panel  was   Lisa  Shields , Aisling  Carlin, Amanda  Mc  Name, Annette  Person, Aoife  Cannon, Brianna  Ward,  Carla  Bourne,  Fiona  Gallagher Jodie Mc  Hugh,  Maura  Doherty,  Shannon Fergus, Brenda  Healy, Deirdre  Doherty, Deirdhile  Cahill, Mariosa  Gallagher, Camomile  Cahill .
Termon  panel  was  Caroline  Gallagher,  Shauna  gallagher, Laura  Mc  Laughlin,  Niamh  Callaghan, Laura  Mc  Conagley,  Lisa Mc Glynn,  Aisling  Ryan, Jamie  Leigh  Murray,  Nicola Doherty,  Aileen Mc  Glynn Roisin  mc  Kelvey,  Amanda  Quinn,  Freda  Diver,  Martina  Kelly, Orla  trearty Pauline  Mc  Laughlin Meagan  mc  Kelvey,  Ann  Mc  Glynn Sarah  Harkin,  Patrica Mc  Grenra,  Cristina  Neilis,  Aoife  Ryan,  Molly  Callaghan,  Debra  MC  Daid.