Two Galway WFC Players named on WNL Team of the Season

The nominees for the 2015/16 Continental Tyres Women’s National Awards have been unveiled ahead of the Awards Ceremony on May 18.

Wexford Youths WFC and Shelbourne Ladies FC, who played out a thrilling final game of the regular season to force a Play-Off for the title, have three players each selected to the Team of the Season.

All making the cut for the Best XI are representatives from Galway WFC, Peamount United, and UCD Waves, with three players – Karen Duggan, Claire O’Riordan and Aine O’Gorman – making it onto the team for a second successive year.

Duggan and O’Gorman, who both play for UCD Waves, are in the running for the Senior Player of the Year alongside Wexford captain Kylie Murphy, while Evelyn Daly (Cork City WFC), Roma McLaughlin (Peamount United), and Keeva Keenan (Shelbourne Ladies FC) are up for the Young Player of the Year.

The 2015/16 Continental Tyres Women’s National League Awards will take place in the Marker Hotel on Wednesday, May 18. There will also be a Services to Women’s Football Award presented and an presentation of Golden Boot award.

Senior Player of the Year Nominees
Karen Duggan (UCD Waves)
Aine O’Gorman (UCD Waves)
Kylie Murphy (Wexford Youths WFC)

Young Player of the Year Nominees
Evelyn Daly (Cork City WFC)
Roma McLaughlin (Peamount United)
Keeva Keenan (Shelbourne Ladies FC)

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2015/16 Team of the Season
Amanda McQuillan (Shelbourne Ladies FC)
Keeva Keenan (Shelbourne Ladies FC)
Meabh De Burca (Galway WFC)
Ruth Fahy (Wexford Youths WFC)
Shauna Fox (Galway WFC)
Karen Duggan (UCD Waves)
Emma Hansberry (Wexford Youths WFC)
Roma McLaughlin (Peamount United)
Siobhan Killeen (Shelbourne Ladies FC)
Claire O’Riordan (Wexford Youths WFC)
Aine O’Gorman (UCD Waves)

31 March 2016; Shauna Fox, from Galway WFC, with the Continental Tyres Women’s National League Player of the Month Award for February 2016. Advance Pitstop, Headford Road, Galway. Picture credit: Piaras Ó Mídheach / SPORTSFILE *** NO REPRODUCTION FEE ***

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