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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?
What would you feed them?
Well there would be plenty of steak there to give them.
Favourite Irish Bar:
The World’s End.
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:
1 training drill you hate (running not counted):
1 training drill you love (shooting not counted):
Teamed named before match day or on match day:
Before match day.
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?
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