Dee Delaney from St Lachtain’s & Central Coast Gaa Sydney to represent Australasia at up & coming World Games
by PRO on the 4th of August 2016
Congratulations and best of luck to another Kilkenny player who will play for Australasia in the up and coming Etihad Airways GAA World Games. Dee Delaney who is originally from Freshford and learned her trade with St Lachtain’s camogie club has being selected to play for Australasia.
Dee moved too Sydney 4 years ago and is a prominent part of the Central Coast Gaa Sydney team ever since. Dee is a stalwart in the Sydney’s side midfield and has made a very good impression on her adopted club illustrated in a glowing tribute on their Facebook page. “Dee has been a prominent part of the Central Coast Gaa Sydney for the past 4 years. A solid figure in mid field, this players exceptional skill, ability and execution at driving the ball over the black spot from any angle is a pleasure to watch.” They continued by stating that her greatest attribute is her coolest under pressure and this is why she is so successful with the club. “Some might say if she was any more laid back she would be horizontal. But it’s this cool, calm and collected demeanour under pressure that has gotten her to the success she enjoys today”.
Dee’s talents don’t just stop with camogie as she is a very capable ladies footballer and has expressed this ability on the field with her new club. “Her capabilities don’t just stop at Camogie, being part of both the Ladies Football and Camogie panel, she is truly all round player that can turn her hand to anything.” Dee performances have being so impressive that she has being the winner of many All Stars awards for her performances in state competitions and was part of the NSW team in the recent state competitions in Wellington. “Dee has been involved in the Camogie here in NSW GAA for the past 4 years. She has picked up a number of all star awards for her duties with past and present state teams, most recently travelling to the Gaelic Football & Hurling Association of Australasia State Games in Wellington last October with the winning NSW GAA Camogie team.” And her performances were so outstanding she picked up an all-star award for the competition.
The club concluded by stating they are so proud of Dee, and all other players from the club that are taking part including team captain Keira Kinahan Murphy who are all representing the club on the Australasia team.
On behalf of Kilkenny Camogie we wish Dee Delaney, Keira Kinahan Murphy and all the Australasia team and all the teams taking part in the up and coming Etihad Airways GAA World Games the very best of club. The tournament begins on August 7th to 14th, with the group games taking in UCD’s Belfield campus, with the finals being played at Croke Park.
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