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1 minute with ... Antrim Senior Captain Eimear Gallagher

21st March 2018

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1 Minute with Antrim Senior Captain .................  

Name: Eimear Gallagher aka GAGA

Club: Naomh Gall 

Favourite Position: Full forward 

Favourite Pitch: Milltown row 

Hobbies: Holidays, drinking and socialising 

Childhood hero: Brona Bell is my hero 

Best Player you have played with: Claire Tims 

Best Player you have played against: Emma Doc (Derry) 

Best game you have been involved in: national league semi final 2016 against Wicklow great team effort

Best game you have ever seen: Naomh Gall men all Ireland club final 2010 

Best trainer within the Current Antrim Squad: orla corr when she’s not taking players out!! 

Best motivator within the Antrim squad: Jenny McCavana and Mallon 

Any superstitions: take my boots off at half time to fix my socks 

Favourite Film; Notebook gets me every time 

Favourite Holiday Destination: San Fran and Vegas 

Favourite Meal: lasagne, salad and garlic bread

Best advice ever received: aim for the black spot

Biggest influence on career: my parents and brothers, many championship matches played out our back garden 

Club Volunteer of note: so many but Michael Culbert, Ollie bellew, Darren o’hare doing great things with our juvenile girls 

Song you listen to before big games: Cold Play viva la Vida 

Most important skill: passing 

Biggest Strength in your game: I would say shooting but that’s been shocking recently so movement up front creating space 

Area of your game you would like to improve:  defensive game 

Which club do you like to see do well apart from your own: Rossa ladies footballers 

Which county do you like to see do well apart from your own: Mayo 

Advice for youngsters: have fun while working hard 

Best thing about ladies GAA: sisters I never had!!


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