Friday, November 05, 2021

AHEAD of the Reddy’s of Carlow Adult Championship finals, meet the captains of the two teams in the Senior final, Myshall and Naomh Bríd, and also the captains from junior finalists Burren Rangers and Mhuinebeag. Full previews of both games can be read here.


Name: Ciara Quirke

Club: Myshall

Age: 27

Occupation: Chef & Owner of Quirky

Favourite Camogie Player: Sarah Dervan

Sporting Achievements: 11 Senior Club Championship, All-Ireland Intermediate Club Championship, All-Ireland Premier junior, 2 All-Ireland Junior Club championship, Soaring Star, Ashbourne Cup, Player of the year 2020, 2016

Past Times: Cooking, Baking, Reading, Hiking

Biggest Influence on Sporting Career: My Mam and Dad, Nuala and Tom Quirke




Name: Lisa (Abbey) McAssey

Club: Naomh Bríd
Age: 33
Occupation: Palliative care clinical nurse specialist
Favouite Camogie Player: Terese Maher
Sporting Achievements: All Ireland Junior A, League All Ireland 2015, Leinster junior winners 2015, Captioning my county 2017
Biggest Influence: My mam, Mary Abbey





Name: Roisin Meaney

Club :  Muinebheag  Camogie Club

Age:    21

Occupation:  Student Nurse

Favourite Camogie Player:  Linda Bolger

Sporting Achievements:  Minor Div 1 winners 2017 & 2018. Junior  championship winners 2016.

Pastimes: Reading and Music

Biggest Influence on Sporting Career:  My Dad.



Name: Áine Kennedy

Club: Burren Rangers

Age: 22

Occupation: Student Nurse in Intellectual Disability

Favourite Camogie Player: Michelle Eustace

Sporting Achievements: Being apart of the first camogie team in our parish in many years. Tullow Community School spots girl of the year 2018. All Ireland Camogie Championship Winners 2012. Camogie player of the year 2013. Inter-county Football championship winners- 2015.

Pastimes: Playing football and camogie, listening to podcasts and music, socialising with friends and family

Biggest Influence in sporting Career: At a very young age, playing alongside Grace Fanning, Hilary Griffin and I suppose Fiona Kennedy, to name just a few with Ballon Ladies Football.

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