PE Teacher Susie Cunningham to play in Irish Legends match

We would like to wish the very best to Galway Community College staff member Susie Cunningham who has been selected to be a member of the Galway League Legends selection who are playing against an Irish International legends selection this Saturday the 8th of April in Deacy Park.  The match is a fundraiser for the development of youth soccer in Galway.
Susie will be playing against Irish legends including Ray Houghton and Stephen Hunt. She made her International debut against the Faroe Islands in 2004. In 2003 she was selected for Irish Universities at the World University Games in Korea. In front of 30,000 supporters she finished Ireland’s top scorer with 6 goals in 4 matches, including a hat-trick against Canada.
 
Susie played with Bangor City in the AXA Premier League, turning out against Manchester City, Arsenal and Leeds. During her time there Bangor won the Welsh Cup and qualified for the Uefa cup.
 
She played for Galway side Ashe Rovers and Colga winning the local league on numerous occasions and also played for Rathfarnham United, Dublin winning the Premier League twice.
 
 
In 2008 she captained the Galway Ladies team that won the Irish Senior Cup and went on to play in the UEFA Cup in Sarajevo for the side. More recent she has played for Castlebar Celtic and Galway WFC in the National League before retiring in 2015. Susie is still involved in the game as Strength and Conditioning coach for Galway Wfc and also coaches the Galway U14 girl’s soccer team.
 
 
A Q and A discussion will be held in the Connacht hotel on Friday April 7th at 7.30pm. This will be hosted by Hector O’hEochagain, with Whelan, Houghton, Andy Townsend and Tony Cascarino Tickets for this and the game are on sale for 10 euro each.
 
We all wish Susie the best on what should be a very memorable sporting weekend

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