Shamrock Rovers F.C. Women’s senior team has added another player to the squad for 2023 with the signing of central defender Jessica Hennessy

Jessica joins the Hoops after a very successful season at Athlone Town where she made the 2022 WNL Team of the Year.

Speaking about her arrival at Rovers, Hennessy said “I am really excited to be joining Shamrock Rovers I am looking forward to a new challenge with the club. Rovers is a perfect fit for me they are very professional club and I think it’s the right time for me to move forward in my career and embark on a new journey for the 2023 season.”

Women’s first team manager Collie O’Neill said “Jessica has had an exceptional year; she is a commanding and dominant centre-half and also has the great ability of being able to step-in when in possession. She is a young, hungry player and I believe that she has a great future ahead of her.”

Head of Women’s football, Jason Carey is also looking forward to having Jessica on board next season, saying that “Jessica is a tremendous young player with a fantastic attitude, I have very high hopes for her future, she is someone who has all the attributes that we are looking for as we build our new squad.”