Senior Player Profile – Katie Power

by on the 27th of July 2017

Katie Power

Age – 25

Club – Piltown

Position – Forward

Occupation – PA/Receptionist Michael Lyng Motors

Honours – 1 Senior All-Ireland, 1 Club Intermediate All-Ireland, 4 National Leagues, 4 Leinster Senior, 2 All-Stars, 3 u-18 All-Irelands, 2 u-16 All-Irelands, Various Leinster U14-U-18, Leinster Young Player of the Year, 1 County and Leinster Intermediate, 1 Junior Club, 4 Ashbourne Cups and 4 Ashbourne All-Stars.

What age did you start playing Camogie? As far back as I can remember i had a hurl in my hand!

How many years are you on County Panel? Senior county panel, about 10 years now!!

How do you keep yourself motivated? The way I look at it is that you only get a certain time to play at the highest level so I want to try make the very best of it while I can

Outside of Camogie, what other sports do you play? Myself and a few others on the team are partial to a bit of horse riding!!!

Favourite GAA Player? Eoin Murphy

Favourite Sportsman/Sportswoman? Katie Taylor and Cristiano Ronaldo

Who has been your toughest opponent? Claire Phelan

What is your favourite venue to play in and why? Nowlan Park

What has been your best sporting moment? Winning the All-Ireland last year and winning the Club the year before. Both were just unbelievable

What is your pet hate? Being late (Collette Dormer!!!!!)

Have you ever had a serious injury? Unfortunately, yes but hopefully those days are behind me

Advice to young players? Love what you do and practise as much as you can whether it’s against the wall or with your brothers or sisters

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