Mary Sinnott
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Mary Sinnott

Mary Sinnott
Personal information
Irish name Máire Ní Sionoid
Sport Camogie
Position corner-back
Born Taghmon, Ireland
Club(s)
Years Club
1958-78
Taghmon and Oylegate-Glenbrien
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1958-78
Wexford
Inter-county titles
All-Irelands 2
All Stars 2004 Team of Century

Mary Sinnott born in Taghmon, County Wexford, is a former camogie player selected on the camogie team of the century in 2004, and winner of All Ireland medals in 1968 and 1969.

She played club Camogie with Taghmon and Oylegate-Glenbrien. She also holds two Gael Linn interprovincial medals and held her place on the Leinster team for ten years. In 1965 she was Wexford Player of the Year and received the Hall of Fame Award in 1980.[1]

Citation

Her citation read "Tall and athletic, Mary was very confident on the ball, a fine catcher and striker, she was capable of turning defence into attack with one puck of the sliotar."[2]

Other sports

In Badminton she represented Ireland on 59 occasions, was voted Wexford Badminton Star in 1965 and again in 1988.[]

References

  1. ^ Moran, Mary (2011). A Game of Our Own: The History of Camogie. Dublin, Ireland: Cumann Camógaíochta. p. 460.
  2. ^ Camogie.ie Team of the Century profiles by Mary Moran



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