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 some reamining player profiles Wexford native Nicole Hammel completed a player profile as she was a member of the IT Carlow Camogie team that defeated St.Mary’s Belfast in the Fr.Meachair final in February. Some other camogie player profiles are: Shannon Dempsey, Sarah Jayne Burke, Aoife Murphy, Chloe Kenny and Niamh Cavanan.
Name: Nicole Hammel
Course: Sports Rehabilitation and Athletic Therapy
Club: Buffers Alley
Greatest Sport Achievement: Winning Senior B Championship with Buffers Alley 2014, Winning the all Ireland Fr. Meachair cup with IT Carlow 2014.
Biggest Influence on my sporting career: Buffers Alley Camogie Girls
Favourite Position: Wing Back
Toughest Opponent to mark: Louise Hammel
If you could invite any 3 people for dinner who would it be? Steven Hawking, Prince Harry and Paolo Nutini
Typical Saturday Night: Working in The Crosses Pub (great spot)
Typical Student Night: Tea and chats
Advice to young players: Pull hard and often
Best thing about playing GAA in IT Carlow: The good times had with the camogie girls!