Galway Girls sign Limerick Ladies

marie_curtin2FAI Women’s National League side Galway WFC have announced the signing of a trio of players from Limerick. Signing for the Westerners are Marie Curtin, Megan Kelleher and Claudia Hudner.

With over 30 International caps for Ireland, Marie Curtin signs for Galway WFC having previously played professionally in the US and for Fortuna Ålesund in the Norwegian First Division. Curtin is expected to bolster the Galway Girls defence but she is also a valuable attacking option should she be called on.

Under 17 Irish International Megan Kelleher signs from Cork side College Corinthians. Though only 17 Kelleher comes with National League experience having previously played for Cork Women’s FC and was named their young player of the year in 2012/13.

Effin native Claudia Hudner transfers to Galway WFC after a remarkable season with league and cup double winners Kilmallock United. A Colleges star with Mary Immaculate College featuring on the 2012 Irish Colleges team of the year.

Welcoming the signings a delighted Galway WFC manager Don O’Riordan said, “We are really excited to be able to bolster our squad with these great signings. All three girls bring with them the right set of skills and attitude we are looking for as we set out on the National League season.”

 Player Bios

Megan Kelleher

Cork WomenÕs FC v Peamount United - Bus Eireann WomenÕs National League

Megan is from Garrienderk, Co. Limerick. Previous clubs include Charleville AFC, Kilmallock United, Cork Women’s FC and College Corinthians.

Marie Curtin

Republic of Ireland v Israel - UEFA Women's Euro 2013 Qualifier

Marie is from Athlaca, Kilmallock, Co Limerick. Previous clubs include Lifford Ladies(Ennis) Hofstra Pride & Long Island Fury (USA) Kilmallock United, Cork Women’s FC, Fortuna Ålesund (Norway) and Wexford Youths

Claudia Hudner

WSCAI National Futsal Finals

Claudia (left in pic) is from Effin, Co Limerick. Most recently a Kilmallock United player she has also played for Mary I and in the WNL for Cork.

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