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Bernie Breen

Bernie Breen

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19 March 2016; Bernie Breen, Kerry and 2014 All Stars. TG4 Ladies Football All-Star Tour, 2014 All Stars v 2015 All Stars. University of San Diego, Torero Stadium, San Diego, California, USA. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

19 March 2016; Bernie Breen, Kerry and 2014 All Stars. TG4 Ladies Football All-Star Tour, 2014 All Stars v 2015 All Stars. University of San Diego, Torero Stadium, San Diego, California, USA. Picture credit: Brendan Moran / SPORTSFILE

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Bernie Breen

Forged in the green and gold of Kerry, a childhood dream to represent her county, to the purple and gold of Wexford, Bernie Breen is still a highly motivated Gaelic footballer and has the same passion for the sport as she had in her early teens.

The Beaufort native has had a chequered and unique career since she first blazed a bright path on the Kerry senior team when she was just 14 years of age following a promising underage and college playing career. What makes her career in inter-county football more remarkable was her decision to leave the sport she graced with so much flair and panache at 18 to pursue other areas of her life before returning eight years later.

When she returned Breen added a new and exciting dimension to the sport, particularly with teenage players. Her attacking and stylish brand of delightful football ensured she was the star of Kerry ladies football.