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Donegal's Karen Guthrie named on Division One team of the year

Glenfin star the county's sole representative on end of season team

Diarmaid Doherty

Reporter:

Diarmaid Doherty

Email:

sport@donegaldemocrat.com

Karen Guthrie

Donegal's Karen Guthrie who has been selected on the Team of the Year for 2019

Donegal's Karen Guthrie has been named on the Lidl Ladies National Football League team of Division 1.

The Glenfin star is the county's sole representative on a team that is dominated by players from league champions Cork.

The team was chosen by the LGFA’s All-Star committee with five counties represented in the final selection.

Seven players from Cork are included while beaten league finalists Galway have four. Dublin have two players in the side while Donegal and Tipperary have one player each. 

Guthrie enjoyed a brilliant year in the colours of Donegal. It was a campaign that started with Donegal recording a 1-11 to 1-7 win over Dublin in Croke Park. Guthrie, the Donegal captain, scored 1-4 in a player-of-the-match performance.

Division 1 Lidl NFL Team of the League:

Martina O’Brien (Cork)
Martha Byrne (Dublin)
Hannah Looney (Cork)
Melissa Duggan (Cork)
Shauna Kelly (Cork)
Sinéad Burke (Galway)
Charlotte Cooney (Galway)
Louise Ward (Galway)
Niamh Cotter (Cork)
Karen Guthrie (Donegal)
Niamh McEvoy (Dublin)
Aishling Moloney (Tipperary)
Eimear Scally (Cork)
Róisín Leonard (Galway)
Orla Finn (Cork)