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Friday 2 June 2023 Dublin: 12°C

# Women's National League

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# History
'A huge step for the club' - Cork City women to play home matches at Turner's Cross
Elsewhere in WNL news, DLR manager Graham Kelly has signed a new two-year contract.
# Interview
The challenges of being an Irish footballer and a teacher during the pandemic
Ireland international Nicola Sinnott balances elite sport with teaching in Enniscorthy.
# Looking Back
Quitting the Irish team at 27 to set up a business and the 'obsession' required to be an elite footballer
Former Ireland star Marie Curtin reflects on her distinguished career.
# on the radar
Dual star Saoirse Noonan generating attention from clubs abroad
The talented 21-year-old enjoyed a successful 2020 season with FAI Cup runners-up Cork City.
# welcome news
Major boost for Irish football as title sponsor commits to League of Ireland and Women's National League
SSE Airtricity’s new deal runs for two years and it will be the first time that the men’s and women’s elite leagues have shared a sponsor.
# Return of the King
Noel King takes charge of Shelbourne's WNL team ahead of 2021 season
Shels finished the 2020 campaign as runners-up, five points behind champions Peamount.
# Joy
Peamount crowned champions again as Aine O'Gorman grabs brace
Shelbourne came into the game knowing nothing less than a win would do in their final game of the season.
Ellen Molloy scores a screamer as Wexford Youths defeat Galway
There were also wins today for Treaty United and Shelbourne.
Irish internationals shine as Peamount and Shels record huge wins and history made at Dalymount Park
Phase Two of the Women’s National League kicked off today.
# shel shocked
Peamount overpower Shels to take over WNL top spot
Elsewhere, a brilliant stoke from Eabha O’Mahony earned a win for Cork City in Wexford.
Title race blown wide open after Wexford beat champions Peamount and leaders Shels held by Galway
Elsewhere, Athlone Town won their first-ever WNL game and Cork City earned their first points of the season.
# Looking Back
'They were just like: "You can’t make the team. You have to be an Irish citizen’"
Wexford Youths player Vanessa Ogbonna on her experiences in relation to race and football.
Horgan blasts Treaty to WNL win over Bohs
Niamh Kenna struck to give Bohs an equaliser before half-time, but they were unable to keep Treaty at bay for long.
# big day
One of the unsung heroes of Irish football set for landmark achievement
Team captain Kylie Murphy is preparing to make her 200th appearance for Wexford Youths today.
# Called Off
Two Women's National League games postponed due to weather warning and potential Covid-19 case
A new date for the games will be announced in due course.
# Wrap
Stephanie Roche and Peamount make it 2 from 2
The reigning champions convincingly overcame Cork City today.
# Great Cause
Bohemians raise awareness for homeless charity with new WNL jersey
The Dublin club are embarking on their inaugural season in the Women’s National League.
# project restart
Women's National League to restart next month
Initial start date in March had to be postponed because of the lockdown.
# Interview
‘There was a lot of stuff that hit Kilkenny at once... It was sad to see them go’
Bronagh Kane on seeing her team removed from the Women’s National League and a new start with Athlone.
# Pauw Patrol
Praise and guidance for Ireland's young talents, 'club is the heart of the game' and room for improvement
Ireland manager Vera Pauw should be here to stay.
# the fight against covid-19
'Everyone is doing what they can. We are here to help' - WNL stars making a difference on the frontline
Catherine Cronin and Ciara Grant are working in hospitals through the crisis.
# Refixed
Women's National League season to kick off in late June
Originally scheduled to begin on 14 March, plans to start the campaign on the weekend of 28 June have been announced today.
# Pay For Play
Professionalism overseas key for now, but Ireland skipper confident in growth of women's game here
‘I’d love to be able to come home one day and play professionally,’ says Arsenal star Katie McCabe.
# looking ahead
Women's National League expands to 9 teams for 2020 season
Treaty United, Bohemian FC and Athlone Town AFC are all competing for the first time.
# Newcomers
The Women's National League will welcome a new team for the 2020 season
Athlone Town AFC will bring the total number of clubs to nine.
# The MVPs
Four for league champions Peamount and three for Wexford Youths on team of the season
Republic of Ireland stars Rianna Jarrett, Jamie Finn and Emily Whelan all got the nod.
# Champions
Four goals from Ryan-Doyle sees Peamount crowned champions for the first time since 2012
Eleanor Ryan-Doyle scored four goals on a memorable night for Peamount as they sealed the title.
# Save the Date
Jarrett double helps Wexford book Aviva return, Shels beat Peas to keep title race alive
Shelbourne’s win against Peamount ensures WNL title race will go down to the wire.
Wexford Youths put seven past Maltese champions to finish Euro campaign on a high
Tom Elmes’ side took six points from a possible nine during their week in Lithuania.
# ireland 2029
'It's definitely possible to build a league, but not in the current state. Not as we are'.
In the latest episode of Ireland 2029, we’ve looked at what steps are needed to create such a league the end of the decade.
'It's probably the strongest group we've ever been drawn against, but every player will put their body on the line'
Wexford Youths captain Kylie Murphy says her side are raring to go ahead of this week’s Uefa Women’s Champions League ties in Lithuania.
# Wrap
Galway WFC hammer Limerick in only WNL game of the weekend
Three games were postponed due to international call-ups.
# column
'No matter how skillful or capable they are, there are idiots whose only card will be, 'Yeah, but they’re women''
John O’Sullivan compares the battle women’s football and the WNL face post-World Cup, the common threads with the League of Ireland and the ignorance of the barstooler.
# trophy hunting
'We mean business' - Shels' teenage star set for big year after helping secure first silverware of the season
Emily Whelan scored the winner against Wexford Youths in the Só Hotels WNL Cup final last week and insists there’s more to come from her side.
# Wrap
Jamie Finn's dramatic 94th-minute winner sees Shelbourne stun champions Wexford Youths
Peamount extended their lead at the top of the table as Wexford Youths suffered a shock defeat to Shels.
# Women's National League
Dual star Noonan on the double as Cork City put Kilkenny to the sword
The hosts were emphatic winners in today’s Women’s National League game at Bishopstown.
# Parting ways
FAI could not meet Colin Bell's financial demands as Ireland boss leaves for Huddersfield
Bell resigned his role as Women’s National Team manager yesterday to join Huddersfield Town.
Shamrock Rovers join forces with Lucan United to create women's team
The Hoops will initially enter a team in the U17 Women’s National League.
# Champions League
Wexford Youths travel to Lithuania after discovering Champions League opponents
Tom Elmes’ side will take on Gintras Universitetas (Lithuania), KF Vllaznia (Albania) and Birkirkara FC (Malta).
# heading abroad
Ireland striker Barrett set for move to Germany
The Donegal native has revealed that she will sign professionally for FC Köln.