Megan Connolly (born 7 March 1997) is a Republic of Ireland international footballer who plays for Brighton & Hove Albion.
Connolly has represented the Republic of Ireland at U-15, U-16, U-17, U-19 and senior level. She has been a regular goalscorer at youth international level.
On 6 August 2013 during a 2014 UEFA Womens Under-17 Championship qualifier, Connolly scored a hat-trick in a 12–1 win against Bosnia and Herzegovina. Connolly was also a member of the Republic of Ireland team that won their group at the 2014 UEFA Womens Under-19 Championship and qualified for the semi-finals.
On 21 July 2014 Connolly scored a "wondrous free kick" which proved to be the winner in a 2–1 win against Sweden. This earned the Republic of Ireland their place in the semi–final. With three assists, including two against England, and this goal, Connolly was described as "one of the stars of the tournament".
In 2014, she was named the Under-19 Womens International Player of the Year at the FAI International Football Awards and was presented with the award by Shay Given.
On 17 September 2015 she scored four goals against Bulgaria in a 2016 UEFA Womens Under-19 Championship qualifier. Connolly was included in the senior Republic of Ireland squad for the 2015 Istria Cup.
She made her senior international debut for the Republic of Ireland in a friendly against the United States on 23 January 2016. Connolly came on as a substitute for Ruesha Littlejohn after 65 minutes. The United States won 5–0