Coach: David Bane
Captain: Caroline Murphy
Players In: Eanna Horan (Wexford), Deirdre Hatton (Galway), Katie Grehan (Loreto), Laura O’Connor (Erasmus), Orla Callanan (Col Iognaid), Kylie Deverall (Kilkenny), Laura Carey (UCC)
Players Out: Danielle Costigan (Old Alex), Vanessa Buckley, Claire Hearnden
Summary: Of the bottom four, Trinity were always likely to make the biggest signings and if they can keep some of the belief and momentum of early 2009 going, this could be a decent year at Santry Aveue.
Orla Callanan – Colaiste Iognaid’s skipper for the Kate Russell cup – is a notable import as is Connacht U-18 Deirdre Hatton while there are also new arrivals from Cork, Wexford and Kilkenny to give Dave Bane a squad of 20 to trim back.
Stalwarts Danielle Costigan and Vanessa Buckley have moved on as has last year’s captain Claire Hearnden but Bane appears move upbeat by his chances than previous times and a couple of moves up the ladder will be the target.
First three games: Oct 3 Bray (h); Oct 7 UCD (h); Oct 10 Hermes (a) (ISC)