25 Jan 2013 - SUCCESSFUL 2012 FOR SENIORS

Banner ladies players achieved great success in
both football and other sporting disciplines in
2012.
Congratulation to the following people that
enjoyed success in 2012
- Emma O’Driscoll selected as goalkeeper in
Division 2 National League Team of the League for
2012 in May. Also captain of the Clare Senior
Ladies in 2012.
- 9 of our senior players donned the saffron and
blue and represented their County at inter
provincial level. The players were Emma O
Driscoll, Laurie Ryan, Louise Woods, Michelle
Delaney, Naomi Carroll, Louise Henchy, Niamh
Keane, Sue Higgins and Niamh O'Dea.
- Congratulations in particular must go to Louise
Henchy and Niamh O'Dea for their All Star
nominations. It is a great honour for both them
and the Club and a just reward for their many
years of service.
- Niamh Keane was part of the All Stars tour to
Toronto from May 23 to 31st The Canadian GAA Board
and Toronto GAA hosted the touring party for the
duration of their stay in Canada.
- Naomi Carroll presented with Irish Hockey Club
Player of the year award, she helped her club
Catholic Institute, Limerick to Munster League and
championship success. Naomi was also part of the
Irish U21 Hockey team that won the Celtic Cup and
European Championships held in Portugal in July.
- Sonya Maher who became the first female student
athlete to be inducted into the Slippery Rock
University Hall of Fame in Pennsylvania, USA.
Sonya scored 40 goals during her four-year career
and was leading scorer at the time of her
graduation in 1999.
- To Shona Enright, Katie Cahill, Emma O’Driscoll,
Niamh O’Dea and Sinead O’Keeffe who won Senior
Camogie Championship with Kilmaley and then went
on to win the Munster Intermediate Title. We wish
them all the best in their All Ireland semi-final
in February. Commiseration to Louise Henchy who
was part of the Clooney-Quin team beaten in the
County Final.
- To Niamh O’Dea, Katie Cahill, Shona Enright and
Naomi Carroll who won the Munster Senior Camogie
with Clare the 1st in 66 years. Naomi also got
player of the match in the Munster final.
- To all players who won camogie honours with
other clubs and to everyone that won honours both
football and camogie with their schools/colleges
and county.
- And finally to all girls who represented the
club on county teams from Under 11 Development
Squads, to winning Munster/All Ireland titles from
U14 to Minor.
- Congratulations to Sue Higgins who got married
during the year.