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A club-by-club guide to the 2020 Women's National League

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The 2020 Women's National League season starts this Saturday and the clubs are ready for the 10th campaign in League history.

Below is a club-by-club breakdown previewing the new season with everything you need to know.

ATHLONE TOWN

Key Player: Paula Doran
One To Watch: Katelyn Keogh
Manager: Tommy Hewitt
Backroom Staff: Darren Whelan (Assistant Manager), Anto Fay (First-Team Coach), Edel Menton (Coach), Mike Keogh (Analyst), Dave Harrington (Physio)

Squad
Goalkeepers: Niamh Coombes, Amanda Ryan
Defenders: Fiona Owens, Jessica Turner, Leah Brady, Zara Lawless, Kayleigh Shine, Chloe McNamee, Roisin Jacob, Angelina de Rosa, Emma Donohoe
Midfielders: Paula Doran, Kayla Brady, Orlaith White, Aoife Haran, Ciara McManus, Jessica Hennessy
Forwards: Katelyn Keogh, Keillie Brennan, Robyn Heatherington, Amy Hyndman, Sinead Farrell, Ava Gowran, Allie Heatherington

BOHEMIANS

Key Player: Niamh Kenna
One To Watch: Aisling Spillane
Manager: Sean Byrne
Backroom Staff: Pat Trehy (Assistant Manager / Goalkeeping Coach), Derek O’Neill (First-Team Coach), Dave O’Brien (Strength & Conditioning Coach), Vincent Fitzpatrick (Physio)

Squad
Goalkeepers: Rugile Auskalnyte, Courtney Maguire
Defenders: Alannah Maxwell, Katie Lovely, Jessica Darby, Jennifer Cosgrave, Ciara Mulligan, Chelsea Snell, Sinead O’Farrelly, Chloe Flynn, Shauna Newman
Midfielders: Aisling Spillane, Chloe Darby, Keelin McEntee, Nicole Plunkett, Niamh Kenna, Sophie Watters
Forwards: Annmarie Byrne, Robyn Bolger, Ally Cahill, Abbie Brophy, Aoife Robinson, Georgia Monks, Bronagh Kane

CORK CITY

Key Player: Ciara McNamara
One To Watch: Lauren Egbuloniu
New Signings: Shaunagh McCarthy, Lauren Singleton, Becky Cassin, Jesse Mendez
Manager: Ronan Collins
Backroom Staff: Paul Farrell (Assistant Manager), Nick Harrison (First-Team Coach), Steve O’Keeffe (Goalkeeping Coach), James Long O’Leary (Strength & Conditioning Coach), Jess Lawton (Performance Coach), Josh Cooney (Analyst), Jacob Derham (Analyst), Aine O’Donovan (Equipment Manager)

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Squad
Goalkeepers: Maria O’Sullivan, Abby McCarthy, Leah Hayes Cohen
Defenders: Nathalie O’Brien, Danielle Burke, Ciara McNamara, Zara Foley, Eabha O’Mahony, Shaunagh McCarthy, Leah Murphy, Lauren Walsh, Lauren Singleton
Midfielders: Eadaoin Lyons, Katie McCarthy, Riona Crowley, Becky Cassin, Jesse Mendez, Kate O’Donovan
Forwards: Christina Dring, Saoirse Noonan, Sophie Liston, Lauren Egbuloniu, Nadine Seward

DLR WAVES

Key Player: Fiona Donnelly
One To Watch: Nadine Clare
New Signings: Erica Turner, Aoife Brophy, Oleta Griffin, Mel Clarke, Avril Bierley, Katie Malone, Carla McManus
Manager: Graham Kelly
Backroom Staff: John Sullivan (Assistant Manager), Darragh O’Reilly (First-team Coach), Aoibh Hall (Coach), Colum Tinsley (Goalkeeping Coach), Emma Whelan, Stacey Nesbitt (Physio)

Squad
Goalkeepers: Eve Badana, Erica Turner
Defenders: Nicole Keogh, Aoife Brophy, Roisin McGovern, Oleta Griffin, Ciara Maher, Bobbi Downer, Katie Burdis, Niamh Prior
Midfielders: Nadine Clare, Fiona Donnelly, Sinead Gaynor, Rachel Doyle, Avril Bierley, Aimee Maher, Catherine Cronin, Shauna Carroll, Mel Clarke, Orla Casey
Forwards: Caroline Healy, Katie Malone, Kerri Letmon, Carla McManus

GALWAY WFC

Key Player: Lynsey McKey
One To Watch: Therese Kinnevey
New Signings: Amanda Budden, Abbiegayle Royanne, Shauna Brennan, Kelsey Monroe, Therese Kinnevey, Aoife Lynagh, Kate Slevin, Savannah McCarthy, Jaime Turrentine
Manager: Billy Clery
Backroom Staff: Mazz Sweeney (Assistant Manager), Emer Flatley (Coach), Mick Wallace, Tom Lally (Goalkeeping Coach), Alana Moran (Analyst), John Devlin (Equipment Manager)

Squad
Goalkeepers: Amanda Budden, Ria McPhillibin, Abbiegayle Royanne
Defenders: Aoife Walsh, Shauna Brennan, Shauna Fox, Keara Cormican, Kelsey Monroe, Therese Kinnevey, Aoife Lynagh, Lucia Lobato, Kate Slevin
Midfielders: Meabh de Burca, Chloe Singleton, Rachel Baynes, Savannah McCarthy, Sinead Donovan, Jaime Turrentine, Tessa Mullins
Forwards: Aoife Thompson, Lynsey McKey, Ellie Rose O’Flaherty, Aislinn Meaney

PEAMOUNT UNITED

Key Player: Niamh Farrelly
One To Watch: Sadhbh Doyle
New Signings: Sadhbh Doyle, Tiegan Ruddy, Alannah McEvoy, Stephanie Roche
Manager: James O’Callaghan
Backroom Staff: Vinnie Patterson (Assistant Manager), Emma Donohue (Coach), Derek Masterson (Goalkeeping Coach), Barbara Ryan-Doyle (Equipment Manager), Anthony Fattore (Physio), Darren Ryan-Doyle (Analyst)

Squad
Goalkeepers: Naoisha McAloon, Niamh Reid-Burke
Defenders: Lauryn O’Callaghan, Lauren Kealy, Louise Corrigan, Chloe Moloney, Claire Walsh, Jade Reddy, Dearbhaile Beirne, Niamh Barnes
Midfielders: Lucy McCartan, Niamh Farrelly, Tiegan Ruddy, Karen Duggan, Sadhbh Doyle, Della Doherty
Forwards: Megan Smyth-Lynch, Alannah McEvoy, Eleanor Ryan-Doyle, Aine O’Gorman, Louise Masterson, Naima Chemaou, Becky Watkins, Sarah McKevitt, Stephanie Roche

SHELBOURNE

Key Player: Rachel Graham
One To Watch: Rebecca Cooke
New Signings: Amanda McQuillan, Ciara Grant
Manager: Dave Bell
Backroom Staff: Laura Heffernan (Assistant Manager), David Bourke (Goalkeeping Coach), Alan Dooley (Physio)

Squad
Goalkeepers: Rachael Kelly, Amanda McQuillan
Defenders: Jessica Gargan, Jessica Gleeson, Pearl Slattery, Courtney Higgins, Jenny McDade, Leah Doyle
Midfielders: Jamie Finn, Alex Kavanagh, Jessica Ziu, Rachel Graham, Ciara Grant, Rebecca Cooke, Mia Dodd, Taylor White, Ella O’Connell
Forwards: Emily Whelan, Noelle Murray, Isibeal Atkinson, Niamh McLaughlin, Kate Mooney

TREATY UNITED

Key Player: Marie Curtin
One To Watch: Aoife Horgan
New Signings: Michaela Mitchell, Medbh Ryan, Anna Shine, Clodagh Doherty, Alannah Mitchell, Shannon Parbat, Ellen Casey, Jenna Slattery, Eve O’Sullivan, Chloe Wills, Rosie Young, Maura Shine, Gillian Keenan, Laura Kavanagh, Maggie Duncliffe, Tara O’Gorman, Esra Kengal, Chloe Connolly, Aoife Horgan, Aoife Cronin, Cara Griffin
Manager: Dave Rooney
Backroom Staff: Niall Connolly (First-Team Coach), John-Paul Buckley (Goalkeeping Coach), Amy O’Reilly (Coach), Timmy O’Keefe (Physio)

Squad
Goalkeepers: Karen Connolly, Michaela Mitchell, Medbh Ryan
Defenders: Anna Shine, Clodagh Doherty, Marie Curtin, Alannah Mitchell, Shannon Parbat, Ellen Casey, Jenna Slattery, Eve O’Sullivan, Chloe Wills, Rosie Young
Midfielders: Maggie Duncliffe, Maura Shine, Gillian Keenan, Laura Kavanagh, Tara O’Gorman, Esra Kengal, Lauren Keane
Forwards: Chloe Connolly, Aoife Horgan, Rebecca Horgan, Aoife Cronin, Cara Griffin

WEXFORD YOUTHS

Key Player: Kylie Murphy
One To Watch: Ellen Molloy
New Signings: Sally Kelly, Breda Cushen, Ellen Molloy, Aoibheann Clancy, Sinead Taylor, Kaeishia Tobin, Trina Duggan
Manager: Tom Elmes
Backroom Staff: Stephen Quinn (Assistant Manager), Mark Ross (First-Team Coach), Gary Brown (Goalkeeping Coach), Nigel Fitzharris (Physio), Eddie Cullen (Equipment Manager), Anthony Cooper (Analyst)

Squad
Goalkeepers: Sally Kelly, Kiev Gray, Maeve Williams
Defenders: Breda Cushen, Orlaith Conlon, Lauren Dwyer, Lynn Craven, Ciara Rossiter, Doireann Fahey, Nicola Sinnott, Fiona Ryan
Midfielders: Aoife Slattery, Kylie Murphy, Trina Duggan, Edel Kennedy, Aisling Frawley, Aoibheann Clancy, Ellen Molloy, Kira Bates Crosbie, Kaeishia Tobin
Forwards: Lauren Kelly, Sinead Taylor, Vanessa Ogbonna, Blessing Kingsley


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