Name: Hannah Shiels

Age: 22


Team: Gaeil Fhánada

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around?
I need some back up singers so I’ll go with The Wolfe Tones.

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?
The Fanad Lodge is the spot for a few days after.

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on?
Triagh-a-lough is probably up there now when you can compare it to the carpet on the other side of Fanad.

Which character in any film are you most like?
Annalise Keating, I’ll get you in and out of bother no problem.

Any odd items in your kit bag?
Eye contacts for one eye and not the other.

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for?
Meabh ‘The Salmon’ Duffy will give anyone a good laugh.

Which team mate has the best looking other half?
They all have stunners but this one has to go to our main supporter and Miriam”s other half, Rox.

Who is the worst/best trainer?

Worst- Michelle McDevitt, always seems to last on the pitch, word on the street is she’s the reason her sisters are always late.
Best- This has to go to an U12 player Clodagh McAteer she’d play seniors if she was allowed, the doll has no fears.

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?
Victoria Gallagher loves to fix herself up in case there is anyone important watching.

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus?
Niamh McDevitt and Lauren Carr fit into the best and worst category depending on if they include you in their private jokes.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include?
Best- Eiméar Gibbons, she’s not bad for nutritional advice. Worst- Eibhlin Shiels she loves her midnight snack too much.

Toughest opponent you have faced?

Aishleen Mc Guinness (she paid me to say this).

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent?
I couldn’t pick one, John Phaidí must read a book of quotes before he comes to games and trainings.

Best manager you’ve ever played under?
I’ve had many good ones, but this one goes to the trio of Siobhan, Shaun & Ronan.

Best ever performance?
Against GMIT with LYIT last year.

One to forget?
Minor Finals v Moville.

Sporting ambition?
Win a Senior Championship with Gaeil Fhánada.

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

My Grandad was a great hurler and has pocketed a few senior club medals in Meath, so I always wanted to be the footballing version of him.

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team?
I think I’d just take Siobhan Coyle out of retirement.

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