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Player Profile - Aoife O Brien Ladies Footballer and Camogie Star

[ Monday, 5th November 2012 ]

Sinead Ryan catches up with Aoife O' Brien about her likes and dislikes.

Name: Aoife O'Brien

Height: 5 9

Fave Food: Pizza

Fave Music: Any type

Fave TV: Hollyoaks

Fave Book: Ps I Love You

Favourite Grounds: Pairc Ui Mhurcu

What has been your greatest moment in sport? Winning the Minor All Ireland Final and All Ireland Feile.

Who was the toughest opponent you ever faced? Alma O'Donnell.

What are your hobbies? Playing sports and listening to music.

What are your vices? Chocolate.

Nominate the laziest: Maria McGrath.

GAA Gripes? Bad refs.

Childhood heroes? Joanne O'Sullivan and Matty Ford.

Do you play any other sports? Camogie.

Do you have any superstitions before a match? I don't really have any.

The highest point of your career to date? Being selected to play for Dublin.

Biggest Disappointment? Losing to kerry in the U16 All Ireland Final.

Other players with a promising future: Katie Murphy and Simone Reilly.

Ways of improving GAA? Better coordination between the Football and Camogie section to avoid games being played on the same time.

Favourite Personal Saying or term of abuse: 'ahh ref'.

Pet Hates: People pushing in shops.

What advice would you give to young players? Practice, Practice, Practice.

How would you like to be remembered? As a team player.

How do you think you will be remembered? Its up to others to comment on that.

 

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