Maguire latest hero in ‘incredible year for Irish sport’

There has been a heroic welcome in Co Cavan for Irish Solheim Cup star Leona Maguire. The 26-year-old golfer from Ballyconnell played an integral role as Europe won just their second victory on US soil. Maguire picked up 4.5 out…

Maguire latest hero in 'incredible year for Irish sport'

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There has been a heroic welcome in Co Cavan for Irish Solheim Cup star Leona Maguire.

The 26-year-old golfer from Ballyconnell played an integral role as Europe won just their second victory on US soil.

Maguire picked up 4.5 out of a possible 5 points – a record for a rookie.

Speaking on her return home, she said it was “nice to see female athletes getting the recognition they deserve” in what she called “an incredible year for Irish sport”.

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