PLU CYMRU_RED BACKGROUND (1)

101 – Maria Gornell

GK, GD, WD

Player Info

  • Position(s)

    GK, GD, WD

  • Height

  • Test Caps

    48

  • Debut

    05/02/1983 in International vs Scotland

  • Time Period:

    2000 - 1990, 1989 - 1979

Player Bio

Maria Gornell is Welsh Feather #101 and gained her first cap playing an International against Scotland 05/02/1983. Maria is one of our Feathers who were a part of the squad for three World Cups! Her first World Cup was the 6th – hosted by Singapore in 1983 – where she played 7 games against countries like Trinidad, Antigua, Singapore, Malaysia and Northern Ireland. Her second World Cup was the 7th World Cup – hosted by Scotland in 1987 – where she played a huge 12 games against countries like Bermuda, Barbados, Republic of Ireland, Cook Islands, New Zealand, Papua New Guinea and Sri Lanka. Maria’s third World Cup was the 8th World Cup – hosted by Australia in 1991 – allowed her to play games against new countries like Western Samoa, Fiji, Cayman Islands and Canada. Maria’s final game was played in an International against the West Indies on 12/11/1991.

Maria Gornell played Goal Defence, Goal Keeper and Wing Defence.

Countries Played AgainstNo. Times Played
Scotland10
Republic of Ireland5
Trinidad1
Antigua1
Singapore1
Malaysia3
Northern Ireland5
England5
Australia1
Bermuda1
Barbados1
Cook Islands1
New Zealand1
Papua New Guinea1
Sri Lanka2
West Indies2
Canada3
Western Samoa2
Fiji1
Cayman Islands1
Scroll to Top