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1 minute with ..... Antrim Senior Footballer Deirdre O’Kane

24th March 2018


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Name: Deirdre O’Kane 

Club: Moneyglass 

Favourite Position: Midfield 

Favourite Pitch: Croke Park 

Hobbies: Eating Dominos 

Childhood hero:  Paula Radcliffe

Best Player you have played with: Danielle McGrogan

Best Player you have played against: Aimee Mackin

Best game you have been involved in: Championship final v Creggan 2012 

Best game you have ever seen: Kerry v Mayo All Ireland semi final 2017

Best trainer within the Current Antrim Squad: Have to agree with Orla Corr and say Seamy McKenna 

Best motivator within the Antrim squad: Stephanie Cochrane 

Any superstitions: pre match poo 

Favourite Film: The Blind Side 

Favourite Holiday Destination: Thailand 

Favourite Meal: Dessert 

Best advice ever received: Orlaith Prenter - ‘when the winds blowing to the right aim for the left post’ 

Biggest influence on career: Kate Carey 

Club Volunteer of note: Mothers & others 

Song you listen to before big games: If I were a pretty fair maid 

Most important skill: decision making 

Biggest Strength in your game: Shooting...  

Area of your game you would like to improve: Shooting 

Which club do you like to see do well apart from your own: All Saints 

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

Advice for youngsters: work hard play hard

Best thing about ladies GAA: The friends you make (except Cathy Carey)

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