Senior Player Profile – Miriam Walsh

by on the 27th of July 2017

Miriam Walsh

Age – 22

Club – Tullaroan

Position – Anywhere in the forwards

Occupation – Montessori teacher

Honours – Intermediate club county & Leinster medal with my club in 2015, All Ireland senior & junior colleges All Ireland medals with Loreto, 1 Minor all Ireland medal, 1 Ashbourne medal with WIT, 1 Senior All Ireland medal

What age did you start playing Camogie? At the age of five

How many years are you on County Panel? 7 years

What are your hobbies? Listening to music & meeting with friends

What is your favourite venue to play in and why? Croke park because the surface is just perfect

How do you keep yourself motivated? I imagine victory in my head rather than that loosing feeling

What does it mean to wear the county jersey? Very proud, I always dreamed of wearing the black and amber since I was smaller

Who has been your toughest opponent? Would definitely be my cousin grace! At one club training our manager had to take us off each other because we were too competitive.

Who has been the biggest influence on your career? Would definitely have to be my family, they wouldn’t miss a match & Breda Holmes my primary teacher

Outside of camogie, what other sports do you play? I don’t play any other sport but if I had to pick it would be football, I used to play football for Freshford & soccer with evergreen!

What is your pet hate? People who don’t have any manners

Have you ever had a serious injury? No nothing too, serious touch wood!

Advice to young players? Practice hitting the ball off both sides

 

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