Player Profile: Roisin Egan

The Offaly ladies have reached the All-Ireland Quarter-final’s of the Intermediate championship and this weekend they will face Ulster champions Fermanagh in Mullahoran, Co Cavan at 1pm on Saturday. Offaly have had both a great league and Leinster championship campaign but they will be hoping for more silverware before 2015 is over. Dual star and up and coming young player Roisin Egan talks about her career as a player.

 

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Name: Roisin Egan
Club: Naomh Ciaran
County: Offaly
Sport: Ladies football and Camogie
Occupation: Student
Toughest opponent to mark for:
Club: It would have to be Mairead Daly or Hannah O’Neil (Foxrock) in feile was outrageous good!
County: Katie Murray- Waterford (one of the triplets)
Role Model growing up: My brother Colin/ Cora Staunton
Aspirations for this weekend: This weekend my hope is of course to come out with a win and be a step closer to Croker! We know Fermanagh are a good team but we believe and if we play to our potential we can do it, no doubt! It would be great lift for the team especially after the Leinster final defeat.
Highlight of your GAA career so far: winning two All-Ireland Feiles
Low light of your GAA career so far: Losing to Tipperary in minor semi final for second year in row!
Goals for your GAA career in the next five years: In Offaly, win senior championship in football and camogie. Win senior camogie and football All-Ireland with Offaly would be dream come true.

Roisin Egan (O) gets a handpass away from Kate McMahon and Courtney Healey (W)

Roisin Egan (O) gets a handpass away from Kate McMahon and Courtney Healey (W)

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