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FIVE MINUTES WITH… Evelyn McGinley

Evelyn McGinley


Name: Evelyn McGinley

Age: 22

Occupation:
Studying Veterinary Medicine in UCD

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Team: Cloughaneely Ladies and UCD

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around?
Doireann Garrihy

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?
Coppers when I’m in Dublin

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on? The ‘Gaelic Pitch’ in Triagh-a-Loch.

Which character in any film are you most like?
Merida from Brave

Any odd items in your kit bag?
Plasters

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for?
Aoife Ferry and Laura McGarvey

Which team mate has the best looking other half?
I better stick to saying myself.

Who is the worst/best trainer?
Best- Orla McFadden. Worst- Roisín Ni Chuireáin

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?
There’s none in our changing room- the men get the mirror.

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus?
I wouldn’t mind sitting beside any of the girls!

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include
? Best- Tara Ferry. Worst- we all have a sweet tooth

Toughest opponent you have faced?
Karen Guthrie

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent?
Worst quote -‘You have to score more than the other team.’

Best manager you’ve ever played under?
Hughie Carr and Paddy Coll

Best ever performance? Winning the All Ireland final against Longford with the Donegal U21 Ladies.

One to forget? Minor Final with St. Michaels against St. Eunans in Triagh-a-Loch

Sporting ambition?
To play with the Donegal Ladies.

When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be?
Christy Toye.

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team?
I’d keep everyone and transfer more in!

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