Ulster players on Ladies Football Teams of the League selections

NINETEEN players from Ulster have been named on the Lidl Teams of the 2023 Ladies National Football Leagues as selected by the Ladies Gaelic Football Association’s All Star committee.

Champions Kerry lead the way on the Division 1 selection, with nine players selected.

Runners-up Galway have four players on the Team of the League, while there are also inclusions for Waterford’s Megan Dunford and Cork’s Eimear Kiely.

The nine Kerry players honoured are goalkeeper Mary Ellen Bolger, defenders Kayleigh Cronin, who was Player of the Match in the Final victory over Galway, Aishling O’Connell and Cáit Lynch, midfielder Lorraine Scanlon, and forwards Niamh Carmody, Niamh Ní Chonchúir, captain Síofra O’Shea and leading scorer Louise Ní Mhuircheartaigh.

From Galway, captain Sarah Ní Loingsigh, Nicola Ward, Ailbhe Davoren and Olivia Divilly are acknowledged for their efforts throughout the Lidl National League campaign.

In Division 2, champions Armagh lead the way, with eight players selected.

Goalkeeper Anna Carr, Clodagh McCambridge, Grace Ferguson, Lauren McConville, Niamh Coleman, Blaithín Mackin, Aimee Mackin, player of the match in the Division 2 Final, and Aoife McCoy are listed on the team.

Runners-up Laois are represented by four players – Clodagh Dunne, captain Ellen Healy, Erone Fitzpatrick and Mo Nerney.

Tipperary have two players on the team, namely Anna Rose Kennedy and Aishling Moloney, while Westmeath’s Lucy Power is also rewarded for her efforts.

On the Division 3 team, champions Kildare have five players named – including captain Grace Clifford and Final player of the match, Róisín Byrne.

Runners-up Clare follow closely behind with four players on the team, including captain Caoimhe Harvey; there are two players each from Down and Wexford, while players from Sligo and Louth are also acknowledged.

The Division 4 team is made up of seven players from champions Antrim, including captain Cathy Carey and Final player of the match Orlaith Prenter, five from runners-up Leitrim, two from Fermanagh and one from Limerick.

The winners will receive their awards at Croke Park on Friday May 5.

Lidl Teams of the 2023 Ladies National Football Leagues

Division One
Mary Ellen Bolger Kerry
Sarah Ní Loingsigh Galway
Kayleigh Cronin Kerry
Megan Dunford Waterford
Aishling O’Connell Kerry
Nicola Ward Galway
Cáit Lynch Kerry
Lorraine Scanlon Kerry
Ailbhe Davoren Galway
Niamh Carmody Kerry
Niamh Ní Chonchúir Kerry
Olivia Divilly Galway
Síofra O’Shea Kerry
Eimear Kiely Cork
Louise Ní Mhuircheartaigh Kerry

Division Two
Anna Carr Armagh
Clodagh McCambridge Armagh
Clodagh Dunne Laois
Lucy Power Westmeath
Grace Ferguson Armagh
Lauren McConville Armagh
Ellen Healy Laois
Anna Rose Kennedy Tipperary
Niamh Coleman Armagh
Blaithín Mackin Armagh
Aimee Mackin Armagh
Erone Fitzpatrick Laois
Mo Nerney Laois
Aishling Moloney Tipperary
Aoife McCoy Armagh

Divsion Three
Mary Hulgraine Kildare
Claire Dunne Sligo
Síofra Ní Chonaill Clare
Laoise Lenehan Kildare
Róisín Murphy Wexford
Meghan Doherty Down
Caoimhe Harvey Clare
Grace Clifford Kildare
Chloe Moloney Clare
Ciara Banville Wexford
Róisín Byrne Kildare
Fidelma Marrinan Clare
Natasha Ferris Down
Neasa Dooley Kildare
Laura Collins Louth

Division Four
Anna McCann Antrim
Charlene Tyrrell Leitrim
Molly McGloin Fermanagh
Niamh McIntosh Antrim
Sarah O’Neill Antrim
Courteney Murphy Fermanagh
Carla LeGuen Leitrim
Ana Mulholland Antrim
Róisín Ambrose Limerick
Laura O’Dowd Leitrim
Cathy Carey Antrim
Lara Dahunsi Antrim
Michelle Guckian Leitrim
Orlaith Prenter Antrim
Leah Fox Leitrim

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