Senior Player Profile – Katie Power
by PRO on the 27th of July 2017
Age – 25
Club – Piltown
Position – Forward
Occupation – PA/Receptionist Michael Lyng Motors
Honours – 1 Senior All-Ireland, 1 Club Intermediate All-Ireland, 4 National Leagues, 4 Leinster Senior, 2 All-Stars, 3 u-18 All-Irelands, 2 u-16 All-Irelands, Various Leinster U14-U-18, Leinster Young Player of the Year, 1 County and Leinster Intermediate, 1 Junior Club, 4 Ashbourne Cups and 4 Ashbourne All-Stars.
What age did you start playing Camogie? As far back as I can remember i had a hurl in my hand!
How many years are you on County Panel? Senior county panel, about 10 years now!!
How do you keep yourself motivated? The way I look at it is that you only get a certain time to play at the highest level so I want to try make the very best of it while I can
Outside of Camogie, what other sports do you play? Myself and a few others on the team are partial to a bit of horse riding!!!
Favourite GAA Player? Eoin Murphy
Favourite Sportsman/Sportswoman? Katie Taylor and Cristiano Ronaldo
Who has been your toughest opponent? Claire Phelan
What is your favourite venue to play in and why? Nowlan Park
What has been your best sporting moment? Winning the All-Ireland last year and winning the Club the year before. Both were just unbelievable
What is your pet hate? Being late (Collette Dormer!!!!!)
Have you ever had a serious injury? Unfortunately, yes but hopefully those days are behind me
Advice to young players? Love what you do and practise as much as you can whether it’s against the wall or with your brothers or sisters
- Triumphant 'Town take the title
- Celebration time for Conahy as county silverware is secured
- Junior joy for Village as pain of final defeat is washed away
- Dalton leads team to final
- Thomastown race through the gears and deliver scoring burst to reach county final