The 2022 Camán Caint Junior Team of the Year, sponsored by Michael Saunders Electrical, was announced at a special live event at Dicksboro GAA on Friday night.
In all, 33 players were nominated for the team of 15, representing clubs at junior level in the Kilkenny Camogie county championship. After a thrilling final in October, Carrickshock were named junior county champions for 2022 with the club’s Orla Grace and Áine Rohan also in the running for the overall junior player of the year award.
Goalkeepers: Clodagh O’Neill (Carrickshock), Dominique Delaney (John Lockes/Bennettsbridge), Catherine Sheehy (Graiguenamanagh)
Backs: Una Donnelly (Thomastonw), Eimear Mahon (John Lockes/Bennettsbridge), Sabrina Walsh (Carrickshock), Tara Coyne (Carrickshock), Ellen Delaney (Graiguenamangh), Lynda Murphy (Graiguenamanagh), Chloe Power (Piltown), Marie Beth Kirby (Piltown), Aisling Prendergast (Graiguenamanagh), Meg Ryan (John Lockes/Bennettsbridge), Emily Carroll (Carrickshock), Orla Grace (Carrickshock), Katie Bookle (Tullogher), Emily McCarthy (Piltown)
Midfield: Laura Phelan (John Lockes/Bennettsbridge), Ashling O’Farrell (Carrickshock), Rachel O’Shea (Piltown), Darcy Bolger (Graiguenamanagh)
Forwards: Áine Rohan (Carrickshock), Eabha Carroll (Carrickshock), Margaret Irish (Carrickshock), Vivienne Holmes (John Lockes/Bennettsbridge), Kate Lyng (Tullogher), Marlise Flynn (Piltown), Edel Long (Piltown), Denise Byrne (Graiguenamanagh), Laura Dooley (John Lockes/Bennettsbridge), Aoife O’Shea (Carrickshock), Caoimhe Sheil (John Lockes/Bennettsbridge), Ciara Mullally (Tullogher) 2022 Camán Caint Junior Team of the Year
Your overall Camán Caint Junior Team of the Year, sponsored by Michael Saunders Electrical, is as follows;
Dominique Delaney, John Lockes/Bennettsbridge
Tara Coyne, John Lockes/Bennettsbridge
Sabrina Walsh, Carrickshock
Aisling Prendergast, Graiguenamanagh
Meg Ryan, John Lockes/Bennettsbridge
Emily Carroll, Carrickshock
Orla Grace, Carrickshock
Laura Phelan, John Lockes/Bennettsbridge
Ashling O’Farrell, Carrickshock
Áine Rohan, Carrickshock
Laura Dooley, John Lockes/Bennettsbridge
Margaret Irish, Carrickshock
Vivienne Holmes, John Lockes/Bennettsbridge
Kate Lyng, Tullogher
Aoife O’Shea, Carrickshock
As a reminder, there are no strict positions, with teams made up of one goalkeeper, six backs, two midfielders and six forwards.
Watch it back: Camán Caint Team of the Year Awards 2022