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Rebel Ladies Reign Supreme

Last weekend a total of 18 UCC Students, past and present, were on the Cork Ladies Football team that won an unprecedented sixth All Ireland title in-a-row following a 1-7 to 1-6 victory over Dublin at Croke Park.

On the squad of current UCC Students included Meabh O’Sullivan, Roisin Phelan, Doireann O’Sullivan, Marie Ambrose, Mairead Corkery, Maire O’Callaghan, Orlagh Farmer, Hannah Looney, Libby Coppinger, Emma Farmer, Eimear Meaney, Kate Leneghan, Shauna Cronin and Niamh Cotter. Cork were also managed by UCC alumni & Cork native Ephie Fitzgerald.

This has been Cork Ladies sixth title in a row, adding to a total of 11 titles for the Leesiders in 12 seasons.