One Minute with … St Teresa’s Orlaith McMenamin

Name: Orlagh Mc Menamin
Club: St Treases
Position: Corner Back
Favourite Pitch played on: Casement
If you could invite 3 people to dinner – Alive or dead. Who would you invite?
Mickey Harte for the football talk
Kevin Bridges for the banter
Conor McGregor for the fighting talk
Best Player you have played with:
Jennifer Adams and that beloved left foot
Best Player you have played against: Im always  hit with the nippy corner forwards lol Id have to say the corner foward from aldergrove she was unreal
Best game you have been involved in:
Beating St Endas one year in junior championship. The character we showed to win that day by a point was unforgettable
Best game you have ever seen:
In the football it would definitely have to be Tyrone stuffing the Dubs a few years back. Mulligan just stared into the silent hill lol
I haven’t been to a bad hurling match in a long time
Best trainer within the squad: My Dad – he’s our couch at the minute and we have been put through our paces
Worst training drill:
“Girls go on solo a few laps of the pitch open the  lungs”
Favourite Song: Has to be Jonas Blue – Mama. Was quite relatable when we missed out flight home from Vietnam
Favourite Film:  The Wind   that Shakes the Barley
Favourite Holiday Destination:
Im just back from Thialand and Vietnam which was amazing.
Best advice ever received: Every set back is a major comeback. –
Biggest influence on club career:
Would have to be my dad. We are all  GAA mad because of him
Club Volunteer of note:
Bronagh O’Rowe and Geraldine Hamill have been with us girls for as long as I am remeber. And wee Philip Glenann always up at every match sorting flags and giving us a bit of stick
Biggest Strength in your game: Id have to say my blocking on a good day lol
Which club would you like to see do well apart from your own: Well the rest of the siblings are at Rossa so id have to give Rossa a shoutout
Young Player within your club to look out for: All our younger girls have been amazing since they stepped up to senior. Ciara McDonnell surprises me every night in training
Best thing about the LGFA:  you get your head showered when your out on the pitch every night and I suppose the girls iv met are amazing aswell
In 10 years time your club will: have underage teams at all level doing well and all our senior team at the minute in a nursing home together. Let the wee ones take over lol

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