2020 Minor player profiles
Emma English (Aherlow)
Emma first began playing football with her club in 2012 with the u-12 age group. With her Primary school she won the Cuman na mBunscol girls 'B' football and camogie.
In 2015 Emma won her first County Championship title winning the u-14 'A' Championship and represented her County at Féile that year. In 2017 she added her second Championship title winning the u-16 'A' Championship and won the Munster and All Ireland Junior 'A' football titles with her Secondary School. In 2019 she completed the double winning the Division 1 Adult League & Senior Championship. Her favourite position is on the center back line.
Emma is also a keen Camogie player and has won the Schools Munster and all Ireland Junior 'D' Camogie in 2017, the Schools Munster and all Ireland Senior 'D' Camogie 2017, the Schools Munster and all Ireland Senior 'C' Camogie in 2018 and the Limerick county camogie Munster blitz in 2015.
With her club Galbally she has won u-14 'A', u-16 'A', Minor 'A' County Limerick Camogie championship titles.
Emma Flynn (Aherlow)
Emma commenced playing football in 2008 withh the u-8 age group and in 2014 represented her Primary School at the Primary Games.
With her club in 2014 she won the u-14 'A' Feile and u-16 'A' Championship. In 2017 Emma won the Senior County League and in 2019 won both the Senior Championship and Senior League. Her favourite position is wing back. Emma is also a keen Camogie player and won the Schools Munster and All Ireland Senior and Junior Camogie in 2017, the Schools Munster and All Ireland Camogie Senior in 2018 and withh her club the u-14, u-16 'A' and Minor 'A' County Limerick Camogie Champions titles with Galbally.
Sarah English (Ardfinnan)
Sarah first began playing football for her club Ardfinnan in 2011, and in 2015 she represented her school winning the u-11 and u-13 'A' titles. In 2016 and 2017 she reached the semi-final stages with her club at u-14 and u-16 level. In 2018 she reached her first county final with her club. She started playing for Tipperary at u-13 level and on to u-14 u-16 and now minor. She was part of the team that won the u-17 All Ireland Blitz in 2019. Sarah also enjoys irish dancing competing in Scor and fleadh All Ireland completions.
Ciara Dwan (Boherlahan)
Ciara Morrissey (Brian Borus)
Ciara began playing football at the age of 8 in 2010 and her favourite position is wing/corner forward.
Roinn u13 A county 2015, U14 B Munster final 2016, U14 B all-Ireland blitz 2016, U14 B all-Ireland 2016, U16B championship 2017 and Minor B championship 2016. In 2019 she reached the final of the Senior Championship.
Ciara is also a keen Camogie player and represented her primary school at the Primary games in 2015 and won the Cumann na mBunscol mini sevens camogie 2010. She has also won the following titles u-12 'B' Camogie Champions, the Junior school Munster camogie 2018 and in 2019 the Intermediate B school Munster camogie 2019 and Minor B camogie runners up 2019.
Shannon Morrissey (Brian Borus)
Shauna Maher (Brian Borus)
Favourite position: Corner/wing back
2019 Senior Runners up, 2017 u-16 ‘B’ Champions, 2018 u-16 ‘A’ runners up, 2016 Minor ‘B’ Champions.
School achievements: 2019 Senior ‘C’ Cork Champions & 2018 Senior Munster ‘C’ Champions 2018
Other sports: u-12 ‘B’ Camogie champions, Minor ‘B’ Camogie runners up 2019, Cork senior Camogie school ‘C’ champions 2017.
Rosanna Kiely (Cahir)
Caoimhe Mulcahy (Clerihan)
Alison Connolly (Fethard)
Carrie Davey (Fethard)
Leah Coen (Fethard)
Leah won her first County title in 2014 with her club Fethard winning the u-14 'B' Championship. The following year she again won the u-14 'B' Championship and the u-16 'A' Championship.
2016 was a very successful year winning the u-14 Division 1 Summer League, the u-14 'A' Championship, captained the winning team that won the All Ireland Feile and Junior 'B' Championship.
Leah in 2017 won 4 County titles the u-16 'A' Championship, the u-17 Division 1 Summer League, the u-19 'A' Championship and the Junior 'A' Championship.
2018 brought more success winning the u-16 'A' Championship, the u-17 Division 1 Summer League, the u-19 'A' Championship and Intermediate Championship.
In 2019 Leah again won the u-17 Division 1 Summer League and the u-19 'A' Championship for a third successive year.
Niamh Hayes (Fethard)
Niamh won her first county final medal in 2014 winning the u-14 'B' county final and in 2015 won her second by repeating her success in the u-14 'B' Championship while adding the u-16 'A' Championship also that year.
2016 was a very victorious year for Niamh winning the u-14 Div 1 Summer League, the u-14 'A' Championship, the Junior 'B' Championship and the County & All Ireland Feile with her club and parish. Niamh also debuted with the County in 2016 and won her first Munster title winning the u-14 'B' Munster Final, adding the u-14 'B' All Ireland Championship title and the u-14 'A' All Ireland blitz.
2017 was to be a very busy and also a very successful for Niamh winning 4 County titles, the Junior 'A' Championship, the u-16 'A' Championship, the u-17 Division 1 Summer League and the u-19 'A' Championship.
The following year in 2018 Niamh won the u-16 'A' Championship, her second u-17 Division 1 Summer League title, the u-19 'A' Championship and the Intermediate Championship.
In 2019 Niamh captained the u-17 Division 1 Summer League to victory for a third successive title, and also won the u-19 'A' Championship for a third successive year. With her County she was on the Minor panel and was also part of the Tipperary u-17 ‘A’ All Ireland blitz team that beat Dublin in the final. Niamh was selected to represent her County on the Senior panel as part of the 2020 campaign and made her first senior Debut at 16 years of age against Dublin in January that year n the opening game of the NFL in Ballyboden.
Aoibhe Gayson Molloy (Galtee Rovers)
Aoibhe began playing football with her club Galtee Rovers in 2017 which was a very busy and very successful year - winning the County Féile, reaching the semi-finals in the Kilmacud All Ireland 7’s, winning her first u-14 County ‘A’ Final medal, winning the Division 1 u-14 Summer League and Division 2 u-17 Summer League.
The following year in 2018 she reached the semi-finals of the u-16 ‘A’ Championship, won a Junior Division 2 League title, reached the semi-finals of the Junior 'B' Championship and was selected to represent her county in the u-16 age group.
2019 was both a very busy and successful year - with her school in 2018-2019 she won four Munster and three All-Ireland titles - both the Post Primary School's Senior & Junior Munster Football titles, the Post Primary School's Senior & Junior Munster Camogie titles, an All-Ireland Senior Camogie medal, an All-Ireland Junior Camogie medal, and an All-Ireland Junior Football title. With her club she earned another two County titles by winning the u-16 ‘A’ and Junior ‘A’ Championships. She reached the final of the u-17 Division 1 Summer League and also reached the Junior ‘A’ Munster Final in Mallow. With her County she reached the u-16 ‘A’ Munster Semi-Final and was selected to represent her County on the Minor panel in 2020.
Aoibhe also represented her County playing Camogie on the u-16 panel in 2019 and has been selected to represent her county at Minor this year. In Camogie she has won a number of County Camogie titles with her club Cashel King Cormac's Camogie Club. She has County titles, a Munster title and contested an All-Ireland Final in Community Games in Camogie. Her team also contested an All-Ireland Feile Final.
In 2019 Aoibhe won a Munster League title in Rugby with her Club, Fethard RFC for the third year in a row and has also won two Munster Cup titles and a Munster Club 7's title.
Aoibhe won a GAA Scholarship Award and got Junior Basketball Player of the Year Award with her school in Summer 2019.
With her Soccer Club, Cashel Town FC, Aoibhe won both the TSSDL League and Cup titles in 2017 and again in 2019. She has securred several League and Cup titles over the past number of years. Her team contested the FAI National Cup Semi Final at U14 and Quarter Final at U16. She has County and Munster Soccer titles with Community Games in both In-door and Out-door Competitions. She has previously been a member of the South Tipperary Emerging Talent Programme since u-12 and won a Gaynor Cup Shield Title at U16 in 2018.
Aoibhe securred a place in the Schools Junior Camogie Munster Final during the week and will contest the Schools Junior Football Munster Semi-final shortly.
Emer McCarthy (Galtee Rovers)
Emer began playing football in 2014 with Galtee Rovers and she won her first Club County Final in the u-12 ‘A’ Championship that year. In 2015 she won her second u-12 ‘A’ County Final title and was chosen to represent her county in 2016 at the u-14 age group.
2017 was a very busy year representing Tipperary at the u-14 age group reaching the finals of the All Ireland blitz in Portlaoise and the Munster ‘A’ Final. With her club she was on the team that won the County Féile and reached the semi-finals in the Kilmacud All Ireland 7’s and also won her third Club ‘A’ County Final medal.
In 2018 she was selected to represent her County on the u-16 ladies football panel. She reached the u-16 County ‘A’ Championship semi-finals with her club and reached the Munster Final with Tipperary.
2019 saw Emer with her Secondary school reach an All-Ireland quarter final with the Seniors and won an All-Ireland final with the Junior team in the 'C' division. With her County she won the All-Ireland u-17’s tournament and was chosen to represent her County again on the Minor Panel for 2020. With her club Emer won the u-16 ‘A’ Championship, reached the final of the u-17 Division 1 Summer League, won the Junior ‘A’ Championship and went on to reach the Munster Final.
Emer is also a keen Soccer player and joined Cashel soccer club in 2014 where she reached an all Ireland semi-final in the National Cup. I represented her County playing county soccer with South Tipp in 2016, 2017 and 2018 and I attended the Gaynor Cups with them. With Thomastown National School in 2016 we placed second in an all-Ireland 5-a-side competition in the Aviva and I won player of the tournament. I represented Munster Schools soccer in 2017 and 2018 and I am currently signed with Cork City u-17s.
Megan Heffernan (Galtee Rovers)
Megan began playing football in 2009 with her club and first represented her County in 2015.
In 2014, she won her first Club County Final in the u-12 ‘A’ Championship and repeated this again in 2015 winning her second u-12 ‘A’ County Final title.
In 2016/2017 she was awarded with the St Ailbe’s Sports person of the Year award after winning the Munster Junior School Football Final where she was named Player of the Match.
2017 was a very busy year representing Tipperary at the U-14 age group reaching the finals of the All Ireland blitz in Portlaoise and the Munster ‘A’ Final. With her club she was on the team that won the County Féile and reached the semi-finals in the Kilmacud All Ireland 7’s and also won her third Club ‘A’ County Final medal.
In 2018 she was selected to represent her County in the u-16 ladies football panel an was named as vice-captain. She reached the County ‘A’ Championship semi-finals in 2018 with her club and reached the Munster Final with Tipperary.
In 2019 Megan won her fourth club county title winning the u-16 ‘A’ Championship, reached the final of the u-17 Division 1 Summer League, won her fifth County title winning the Junior ‘A’ Championship, was named Player of the Match and went on to reach the Munster Final. She was again presented with the St Ailbe’s Junior Leadership award, having previously received this in 2016. Megan also received a Canon Hayes national sport award this year, and was chosen to represent her County on the Minor panel and won the u-17 All Ireland Blitz in Dublin.
Megan’s favourite position is Center Back and she also has a keen interest in soccer and plays for Tipperary Town Ladies Football Club (TTLFC) since 2016. In 2015 she was captain of the u-12 mixed team with Bansha Celtic that won the Tipperary Cup and received Player of the Match and later in the year was awarded the Managers u-12 Player of the Year. She represents her county with South Tipperary Soccer and played on the U-14 North Munster regional team.
In 2017 she captained the TTLFC u-14s to win the shield final where she was awarded player of the match, Megan also received the TTLFC u-14’s Player of the year and the Players Player of the year, the Tipperary school boys /girls southern &district league u-16s premier player of the year and was awarded the Canon Hayes recreation centre sports complex scholarship.
In 2019 Megan was awarded the TTLFC ladies Senior Managers player of the year.
Bríd Nash (Lattin Cullen)
Enya Maher (Moycarkey Borris)
Enya started playing with her club Moycarkey Borris in 2010, and was on the team that won the u-10’s Tomas Max tournament. In 2013 she won her first Championship title winning the u-12 Championship and first League title winning the u-** Division * Summer League.
In 2017 with her secondary school she was a member of the Senior team that won the school’s first ever football All Ireland & Munster ‘C’ titles.
In 2018 she captained the u-16 team to her second Championship title winning the u-16 ‘C’ Championship and received player of match, and also won the u-17 Division 2 plate. With her school team she won a Munster ‘B’ title and were All Ireland ‘B’ runners up.
In 2019 Enya was chosen to represent her County as part of the u-17 panel that won the All Ireland Blitz in Abbottstown and was also chosen as part of the Minor panel for 2020. With her club Enya reached the final of the Junior ‘A’ Championship.
Enya is also a keen soccer player and in 2018 she was part of the panel that won the Senior Girls 'A' Bank of Ireland National Cup. She also captained the St Kevin's u-16 team that won the Tipp Cup and received Player of the Tournament in 2019. She played with the St Kevin's u-18 team that won the League and also played with the St Kevin's ladies team that reached a Shield Final.
Emer McKeown (Moyle Rovers)
Cathy Hogan (Moyne Templetuohy)
Ellen Moore (Moyne Templetuohy)
Rachel Moore (Moyne Templetuohy)
Ellen Cuneen (Silvermines)
Ellen first began playing football for Silvermines in 2015. With her club she enjoyed success in 2016 winning the u 14 ‘D’ Championship and Summer League and she captained her club to win the u 14 ‘B’ Summer League 2017.
In 2017 she was on the Tipperary u-14 panel that were runners up at the All-Ireland blitz. Ellen was part of the Tipperary team that won the u 17 All-Ireland blitz in 2019. Her favourite position is in the forwards.
She plays camogie with her club Silvermines and won the u-16 ‘B’ Championship in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Ellen was also on the Tipperary u-16 camogie panel in 2019. Her other achievements include All-Ireland Schools team Cross Country gold in 2017, and silver in 2018.
Niamh Cuneen (Silvermines)
Niamh Cunneen first started playing football in 2015 with her club Silvermines and won her first county final a year later in the u-14 ‘D’ Competition. In 2017, Niamh was a member of the Silvermines team that won the u-14 Diviision 2 Summer League. She also represented Tipperary for the first time that year and was a member of the team that reached the final of the All-Ireland u-14 Blitz. Niamh has played for Tipperary Ladies Football at u-16 and u-17 level. Last year she was part of the victorious u-17 team that won the All-Ireland Blitz in Abbottstown. Other achievements include All-Ireland Junior Team School Cross Country Champions in 2017. Niamh also plays camogie with the Silvermines and won the u-16 'B' Championship in 2017, 2018 and 2019. Her favourite position is forwards.
Avril Geoghegan (Sliabh na mBan)
Meabh McGuigan (Sliabh na mBan)
Meabh commenced playing football with her club in 2008 aged 5. With her Primary school she won the u-12 'B' county final, the u-12 'B' County Feile and the u-13 Tipperary school blitz x2.
LGFA achievements: Junior C county champions u-14 Division 2 summer league winners
LGFA County Achievements: All Ireland Blitz runners up
Meabh's favourite position is Full / Corner Forward and she also enjoys playing Soccer, Camogie and Rugby and has won the following titles: Waterford Soccer cup champions x3 (Carrick UTD), O'Sullivan cup camogie winners Junior B (Carrick Swan) ans the Munster 7 rugby winners u16 (Carrick Rugby Club)
Eabha Hogan (St. Patrick's)
Dearbhla Morrissey (St. Patrick's)
Dearbhla commenced playing for St. Patrick’s Ladies in 2010, and in 2012 won her first County final medal in the u-12 'C' Championship. She obtained her second club County final medal in 2014 in the u-14 'C' Championship and repeated this success again in 2016 winning the u-14 'C' Championship.
2017 was a busy year as Dearbhla represented her County in the u-14 'A' Munster Championship reaching the semi-finals, with her club she won her fourth County Final medal in the u-14 'C' Championship and won a Munster Schools Junior E title with her school.
In 2018 with her club Dearbhla won the Junior 'B' title and was selected again to represent her County on the u-16 panel. In 2019 Dearbhla was successful in Captaining her club in winning the u- 16 ’B’ Championship and went on to win the u-17 Summer League also. She was the Goalkeeper for Tipperary in 2019 when they were successful in winning the u-17 All-Ireland Blitz in Abbotstown.
Rachel Butler (St. Patrick's)
Rachel started playing football with her club St. Patricks in 2010 at the u-8 age group and in 2016 won her first County title winning the u-14 'C' Championship. In 2017 she won the County title in the u-14 Community Games and followed this success by winning the u-16 Community Games title in 2019. 2019 was a busy year for Rachel as she won the u-16 'B' Championship and u-17 Division 2 Summer League.
Favourite Position: Mid Field / Wing Back
Rachel also is a keen Camogie and basketball player and in 2017 won the Camogie u-14 'B' League, her Basket Ball achievements include:
2018/2019 All Ireland Schools B Cup Final Winners, 2017/2018 South East Club B League Winners and the 2016/2017 South East Schools C League Winners.