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 All-Ireland Final for Intermediate Hurlers, Captain Liam O’Grady did his player profile for tonight’s game @ 7.30pm in Fraher Field, Dungarvan. Read other players Tommy Gallagher, Niall Delaney, Paddy Rigney and Michael O’Hanlon.
Name: Liam O ‘ Grady
Club: Clonlara (Clare)
Biggest influence on your sporting career: Couldn’t pick one coach
Greatest sporting achievement: Winning minor B title
Favorite position: Sure I suppose half back is handy enough
Toughest opponent to mark: Ger O Halloran (former Galway senior panelist) lasted a good 10 minutes on him
If you could invite any 3 people for dinner who would it be?: Freddie Flintoff, Jack Whitehall and Adam Sandler would be sure to have a good laugh
Typical Saturday Catching up on the days sports
Typical student night: Houseparty or Tully’s followed by the Foundary
Advice to young players: Don’t be afraid to make mistakes just learn from them,train the way you intend to play and work on you weaknesses.
Best thing about playing GAA in IT Carlow: Meeting and playing with lads from different counties and the craic on the whats app group.