Glenanne – Women’s Leinster Division 1 preview

Last season: 4th in Leinster Division 1; Jacqui Potter Shield final
Coaches: Benjamin Epstein (1st season), Stuart Malcolm (1st season)

Players in: Lorna Stewart (Our Ladies), Hannah Morrin (Weston)
Players out: Jen Rynne (pursuing PhD in the UK), Aoife Dalton (Pembroke Wanderers), Sarah Daly (Pembroke Wanderers)

Overview: The 2016/17 season sees a significant change to both the management and team sheet for the Glens. Following three seasons under Kieran Bolger’s reign, Ben Epstein takes on the challenge as head coach with Stu Malcolm assisting.

Lorna Stewart steps up to the fill the boots of Jen Rynne, as she departs to pursue her PhD in the UK. Saoirse O’Donoghue will be crucial to the efficiency of play in midfield with Kate O’Connor and Roisin O’Brien following suit in defence.

The team will experience an injection of youth through Hannah Delaney, Anna Kerrison and Hannah Morrin. As always, Audrey Westlake and Niamh Ward will be central to the team’s success, with Marie Goulding leading from the front as she takes on the role of captain.

Women's Leinster Senior Div 1