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Shelly Farrell: Eddie Brennnan and Tomás O’Sé my favourite pundits

Sportstalk.ie Star Secrets – Promoting Players & GAA Positively
with the captain of the 2018 national camogie league winners and Thomastown star Shelly Farrell

 

Fav Memory in Sport: Winning the 2016 Senior Camogie All Ireland.

Worst Memory in Sport: Losing the 2018 All Ireland Senior Club Semi Final after extra time.

One game you would love to replay: 2018 All Ireland Senior Club Semi Final against Slaughtneil.

What’s the worst thing about Social Media:
Giving a false perception of your life, leading others to compete  with unrealistic lives/bodies.

Your least favourite Sport to play or watch:
It would have to be golf, couldn’t look at it for more than 5 minutes.

3 Celebs you’d bring to dinner?
David Beckham to look at, Jack Whitehall for the laughs and Usain Bolt to  discuss our mutual love for chicken.

Where would the dinner be?
A Steakhouse.

What would you feed them?
Well there would be plenty of steak there to give them.

Favourite Irish Bar:
The World’s End.

Favourite Restaurant:
Ripley’s Steakhouse.

Favourite Band:
Picture This.

The most romantic thing ever done for you:
Dinner and flowers is the best I get and I’m not going to complain about it!

3 players you admire from other counties:
Mags Darcy, Niamh Mulcahy, Briege Corkery.

Favourite person you follow on Twitter/Instagram?
Doireann Garrihy/James Kavanagh.

Ideal holiday destination:
Maldives.

1 training drill you hate (running not counted):
Possession games.

1 training drill you love (shooting not counted):
Warm up.

Teamed named before match day or on match day:
Before match day.

Favourite Pundit:
Eddie Brennan/Tomas O Se.

Least favourite Irish Sports Star:
Aine Doran, she’s an Irish blogger.

1 of the fallbacks from being an intercounty player:
It’s all worth it if you win, it’s a long year if you don’t.

1 of the upsides to being an intercounty player:
The friendships you make within the gaa.

What did you eat on the day of a big match?
Usually pasta and chicken and try to load up on sandwiches!

Best Manager you ever had?
James McGrath.

Best Hangover Cure:
McDonalds, although I don’t get to have this as much as I’d like to!!

Most influential person/s in your career so far:
My parents and family.

One sport you’d like to try out:
Rugby, have the build of a prop.

2 Players you would trade in if there was a transfer market:
Aoife O’ Donohue and Sarah-Anne Fitzgerald.

2 Players you would trade out if there was a transfer market:
Ann Dalton so we’d have a bit of peace on the field and Michelle Quilty so the rest of the teams touch would  actually look alright

Tell us a funny story from your GAA days:
Plenty of stories from the days in W.I.T after Ashbourne wins but I don’t think they should be repeated here…

By Mark Casserly

10Jul
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Ladies Football Championship ready for Throw-In – SportsGirls preview the weekend’s games

Deniese O’Flaherty joins Valerie Wheeler on this week’s episode to look ahead to the start of the All-Ireland Senior, Intermediate and Junior Football Championships and to preview each group....

10Jul
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“One of the best Cork performances I’ve ever seen” – Ger Kinane reviews the weekend’s camogie action

Geraldine Kinane joins Valerie Wheeler on the show to review all of the weekend’s Camogie Championship action which included senior championship wins for Cork, Offaly and Dublin. Camogie chat starts...

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New Episode of SportsGirls Podcast Out Now!!!!

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09Jul
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Westmeath Hurlers classy gift to departing manager Michael Ryan

In a great gesture the Westmeath players presented this gift to Michael Ryan after his last game on Saturday in recognition of his contribution to Westmeath and thanking him for all he has done for them...

09Jul
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O’Dea Stars as Clare Open Intermediate Campaign With Convincing Win

TG4 All-Ireland Intermediate Championship, Group 3 Round 1 Clare 2-17  Down 1-09 Full-forward Niamh O’Dea hit 2-8 as Clare begin their All-Ireland Intermediate Football Championship campaign with...

09Jul
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Next Weekend’s Camogie Championship Fixtures

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09Jul
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Camogie Championship Round 3 Weekend Review: Classy Cork Cruise to 3rd Victory

Liberty Insurance Senior Camogie Championship Group 2 Tipperary 1-12  Cork 1-27 Cork kept their 100% record in tact with a comfortable with a 15 point victory at The Ragg. Newly-wed Orla Cotter was among...

09Jul
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Cora brings a little AFL flavour to the 4codes Summer Camps

The kids of the Westmeath 4codes Elite Summer Camp were treated to a flavour of AFL football when Mayo ladies football legend and Sydney Giants star Cora Staunton made an appearance. Of course there was...

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Join our “Who you Fancy???” Instagram game

SportsGirls Podcast are running a sweet game for all our Instagram followers as part of our on going promotion of both Ladies Football and Camogie. Simply choose a selection from our story polls on the...