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Kayla Cooley

Kayla Cooley
Involved in sports for many years, mostly playing soccer and camogie with experience in both club and county level. Following injury, Kayla has invested most of her time in coaching and working in various sports initiatives. Her biggest interests are camogie and ladies soccer and she is very opinionated when it comes to sport. Kayla researches all sports and is striving to increase awareness for women in sport.

Raheny triumph in Ladies FAI Cup Final classic

With Sunday’s Women’s FAI Cup final being televised on RTE2, both Raheny UTD and Castlebar Celtic had everything to prove. After a tight 90 minutes left the sides equal, this game had all the dramatics we could have hoped for! Raheny opened the scoring after 37 minutes when Ciara Grant forced the ball into the top corner, this was the …

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Hope Powell: An Inspiration to the Women’s Game

Kayla Cooley looks back on the career of England football legend Hope Powell. As you may know Hope Powell was let go by the FA in August of this year as England ladies manager after her fifteen year reign at the top. Hope has been an inspiration I’m sure to all involved in women’s soccer and has been a force …

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Stephanie Roche: The Woman Behind The Wonder Goal

Kayla Cooley  gives us an insight into the career of Stephanie Roche; the Irish woman whose wonder goal for Peamount United went viral during the week. Stephanie Roche has been catapulted into the lime light recently for a goal she scored playing for her club Peamount United against Wexford Youths on the 13th of this month. The goal was recorded …

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