In conjunction with IT Carlow, guaranteedannmarie.com has joined up to report on GAA games but also to introduce supporters to the players. This week in relation to the IT Carlow Camogie teams first round of championship vs GMIT on Wednesday and IT Carlow Camogie player and dual player footballer is Evie Casey is the first of the two featured players of the week.
Name: Evie Casey
Club: Boherbue (football) Banteer (camogie)
Sport: Gaelic football & Camogie
Greatest sport achievement: Captaining the Cork u14 ladies footballers to an All-Ireland victory in 2010, getting to an All-Ireland junior final with my club in 2012, now being a senior footballing club in cork for the year 2015- has to be the cherry on the cake to top it all off.
Biggest influence on sporting career: Without a doubt it has to be my dad, also My manager with cork U16’s Shane roynane.
Favourite position: centre forward (Football) wing back (Camogie)
Toughest opponent to mark: Eimear Scally (football)
Club: Eire óg
If you could invite any 3 people for dinner who would it be? Gordan Ramsay for the cooking, Eoin Farrell (English rugby player), Aidan o sè (Mayo footballer)
Typical Saturday Night: Head out to the local pub in Boherbue and hit our local nightclub in Newmarket ( the Hiland)
Typical Student Night: Find anything we possibly can to avoid studying for a test the following day, almost catching fire to the kitchen while cooking the dinner, when were not messing its training/ gym!
Advice to Young Players: Your attitude is the key to being/ playing to your best potential. Never fear your opponent even if they are an inter county player. Always be positive, negativity won’t get you anywhere. Believe, achieve and focus is key!
Best thing about playing GAA in IT Carlow: Getting to know new people and of course the crack of it all! Were like a little family everyone knows everyone!