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Herron talks about new Athlete Mentor role

Donegal’s Katy Herron is relishing the challenges that lie ahead in her new role as an Athlete Mentor. The new initiative is run by the Youth Sport Trust. Due to their partnership with Lidl and the supermarket chain’s partnership with the the LGFA, Herron got the opportunity to become involved with the programme that aims to reduce the drop-off rate in sport participation.

Katy spoke about her new role on this week’s Sportsgirls Podcast. She said: “It’s run through the Youth Sport Trust in collaboration with Lidl and the LGFA. It’s a programme that is going to be rolled out in schools and post primary schools in September where inter-county players go in and deliver a programme, focussed on girls and increasing the girls participation in sport. It’s linked with the #serioussupport campaign.”

Katy is looking forward to getting involved in the programme. She was quick to praise Lidl and how their support has been a huge help to the LGFA: “I was delighted. It seems like a brilliant initiative. It just shows the support Lidl are having in Ladies Football and the impact they’re having and the progress and increasing that participation in girls is obviously a massive factor. They’ve done massive work so far. I’d say this will be a huge success as well.”

12Apr
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Young players have impressed Herron

It’s all change for Donegal Ladies this year with the loss of several experienced players but many young players have stepped up to the mark. The Ulster County have a Division 1 semi-final to look...

12Apr
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Herron proof you can be a mother, work and play at the highest level

Donegal’s Katy Herron is proof that you can be a mother, work and play at the highest level with your county. Herron was guest on this week’s Sportsgirls Podcast and spoke about how she juggles being...

28Mar
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How development squads have helped the Carlow Ladies cause

Carlow Ladies are currently top of the Division 4 table and closing in on a place in the league semi-finals. Captain Nuala Mohan was the guest on this week’s Sportsgirls Podcast. She spoke of the...

28Mar
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Mohan talks about her native county’s relegation

After 27 years of being in the top division of the Ladies Football League Monaghan suffered relegation to Division 2 on Sunday last after losing to Tipperary. Speaking on this week’s Sportsgirls Podcast...

28Mar
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Carlow captain praises her County Board

As things go well for Carlow Ladies on the field, off the field they are working hard with the promotion of the game especially through their social media. Carlow captain Nuala Mohan praised the Carlow...

26Mar
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Champions law down a marker

Cork 00-13 Down 00-11 The Defending league and All-Ireland Champions wrapped up their Division 2 Littlewoods Camogie League with a two-point win over Down in a repeat of last year’s All-Ireland Final....

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19Mar
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Beautifully honest Denise Masterson joins SportsGirls Podcast this week

SportsGirls Podcast this week were honoured to be joined by former Dublin Ladies Football captain Denise Masterson. Denise a former Dublin captain who’s services were required on September 26th 2010...

15Mar
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Dolan credits new manager for Meath’s fine start

After being relegated from Division 1 last year the aim for Meath camogie this year is to gain promotion back to the top division. They are currently unbeaten in their group in Division 2 and things are...

15Mar
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Dolan honest and open about life as a county player

Speaking on this week’s Sportsgirls Podcast Meath Camogie captain Jane Dolan told of the commitment that is required while being a county player. Pundit Lauren Guilfoyle mentioned Meath clubs Kilmessan...