In conjunction with IT Carlow, guaranteedannmarie.com has joined up to report on GAA games but also to introduce supporters to the players. The first of Camogie player of the “Meet the players” feature is current All-Ireland Champion medal holder Finola Neville.
Name: Finola Neville
Course: Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy
Club: St. Catherine’s
Greatest sport achievement: Between winning the County Senior with my club in ’09 and All-Ireland final in Croke park this year with Cork.
Biggest influence on sporting career: The bear in the square! ITCs one and only Aoife Murphy!
Favourite position: Centre forward
If you could invite any 3 people for dinner who would it be?: Tommy Bowe for obvious reasons Tommy Tiernan for the craic (well it’s not Cork!!) And Siobhan ‘the tank’ Flannery because she’s our idol!
Typical Saturday Night: Usually chilling in front of the fire!
Typical Student Night: Depends on the night if we’re going out, where else to hit only the foundry.
Advice to Young Players: Enjoy it and always try to improve.
Best thing about playing GAA in IT Carlow: The friends, memories and the craic, also the camogie weekend away is certainly the highlight of the year.