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Ladies All Stars set for Hong Kong

Updated: Monday, 10 Mar 2014 17:30 | Comments

2013 Player of the Year Geraldine Flynn will play for the 2012 team
2013 Player of the Year Geraldine Flynn will play for the 2012 team

The 2012 and 2013 TG4 Ladies Football All Star selections travel to Hong Kong on Tuesday for the TG4 All Star Tour. 

The touring group will be based at the Grand Hyatt Hotel for the nine-day tour, which will feature the traditional All Star match on Friday, 14 March at the Hong Kong football Club.

The tour will also see the two squads being guests of honour at the annual St. Patrick’s Society Ball in the Grand Hyatt Hotel on Saturday, March 15th. 

On St. Patrick’s Day the players will visit a selection of school’s in Hong Kong where they will talk to the students and host training and skills sessions with all of the children.

LGFA President Pat Quill said: ‘The All Star Tour is a great opportunity for the players and managers and also for the sport of Ladies Gaelic Football.

"Two years ago we took the All Star tour to Toronto where we left a great legacy and a sport in rude health with at least one new club formed in the wake of our visit.

"Hong Kong GAA Club have really embraced the tour and are very excited about the prospect of hosting our players and making a mark for the Ladies game in Hong Kong."

The 2012 All Star team will travel as selected with the 2013 team showing seven changes as seven players were selected in both years.

The 2012 selection will be managed by Kerry manager, William O’Sullivan with the 2013 selection managed by legendary Cork manager, Eamonn Ryan with the refereeing duties falling to Sligo’s John Niland.

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