Teams represented: Roscommon Minor Football, Roscommon Minor Camogie, Roscommon Intermediate Football, Roscommon Junior Camogie, St Ciarans LGFA, Athleague Camogie Club, Convent of Mercy Roscommon (school teams), Salthill Devon FC
Hobbies: Gaelic, Camogie, Soccer, playing the guitar
BeYouBelong Player Profile
Best moments of your career so far?
Playing in Croke Park for the first time for County Camogie in 2015. Also, being at the All-Stars and making it to the All-Ireland final with both club football and club camogie!
Any challenges you’ve faced?
Breaking a bone in my foot and standing on the sideline in the “black boot” for 6 weeks
Who influenced you growing up?
My Family, of course!
What has changed so far through your playing career?
The intensity of training and facing tough, important matches. Maybe I’m fitter, more committed and more experienced, more health conscious and better understanding of the game.
Tell us about your journey in your playing career to date?
• Played Club Football and Camogie from the age of 5
• Played in 5 Feile Competitions
• Represented at county level since U12
• Won 3 School All-Ireland Finals, in Futsal, Soccer and Camogie
• Played soccer with Salthill Devin and Galway
• Played for the Irish U15 Schools Soccer team in 2013
• In the last 3 years been in 8 All-Irelands, for club, county and school
• Played in Midfield in Croke Park in 2015
• Received a Soaring Star Award for Camogie
Typical weekly training / game schedule:
Training 5 evenings a week and matches/trainings at the weekend, some days during school time twice daily!
Favourite Manager(s), and why?:
Ms Tersea Hession and Ms Edel Connolly for their endless hard work and dedication with school Camogie, and for bringing us to All-Ireland success in 2014
Best thing about being an intercounty player:
Staying fit, making friends with the girls at county and then playing against them at club level!
Funniest thing to ever happen:
After winning a Connacht final in Club Football, we used the physio table as a prop for taking a team selfie… it collapsed from under all of us!
Favourite team mate/player:
Tully – School and County team mate.
Hardest thing about playing at county level:
Trying to keep up with all the different trainings, staying fit for tough matches and keeping injury free
Best piece of advice you’ve ever been given: For Club Camogie – “Look for the blue”
In general – “The crest on the front of the jersey is more important than the name on the back”
Three words other people would use to describe you: Dedicated, Fast and Witty.
What are you most proud of so far (on or off the field!): Receiving a Soaring Star Award for Camogie in 2015