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Desmond to captain Kingdom

Aislinn Desmond has been named as new Kerry Senior Ladies captain for 2016.

Aislinn, who plays her club football with Rathmore , won her first All Star in October after starring for Kerry at full back throughout the 2015 season.

27 years old Aislinn works for JRL America Bank in Tralee as a Finance Analyst.

Her club Rathmore ,in combination with Spa, won the Kerry Senior ladies championship in 2015.

30 March 2014; Aislinn Desmond, Kerry, in action against Doireann Hughes, Mayo. TESCO Homegrown Ladies National Football League, Division 1, Round 6, Kerry v Mayo, Fitzgerald Stadium, Killarney, Co. Kerry. Picture credit: Barry Cregg / SPORTSFILE

Kerry Ladies captain for 2015 Cait Lynch,  is leaving for Amsterdam and will work as a  Marketing Assistant with Bord Bia.

The contract is for 18 months.

During that period Cait will play her football with Amsterdam Ladies Gaelic Football club.

Cait has been nominated for All Star awards 3 times, 2012, 2013 and 2015.

She won an All Star at right corner back in 2012.

Cait has 2 Munster Senior Championship medals.

Cait has represented Munster in the Interprovincial series.

She has also won an O’Connor Cup medal with UCC in 2012, the highest honour that you can receive in Ladies Colleges Football.

Cait won an All Ireland Intermediate Title with her club Castleisland Desmonds in 2014.

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