Senior Player Profile – Colette Dormer
by PRO on the 23rd of August 2017
Age – 28
Club – Paulstown/ Goresbridge
Position – Corner Back
Occupation – Architectural Technician
Honours – 1 Senior All-Ireland medal, 2 All-Stars, 4 National league Medals, 3 Interprovincial
What age did you start playing Camogie? 12 – boys before that
How many years are you on County Panel? 11 years playing senior
What is your favourite venue to play in and why? Semple Stadium
Apart from Camogie, what sports people do you look to for inspiration? Usain Bolt, Serena Williams, Katie Taylor, Stephen Curry
What does it mean to wear the county jersey? It’s a dream come me true and honour any day you pull it on as you just don’t know what tomorrow brings and there’s so many girls who dream to be in the position we are in…
How do you keep yourself motivated? Stephen Gerard once said he goes training to be the best And the drive be leave the KK or club jersey in a better position
What are your hobbies? Gym and food… sometimes they don’t get on….
Outside of camogie, what other sports do you play? At the moment, none but love basketball and loved ladies football and handball… Love to get back to playing something for the winter
What is your first memory of going to a camogie match? Togging out with the primary school and my jersey trailed the ground, yes I was a squirt in school!!
What is your pet hate? Fixture changes!!
Have you ever had a serious injury? TG nothing too much broken wrist and hurt my knee early this year but thankfully it wasn’t as bad!!!
Advice to young players? There will be tough days but getting through them days are the reason it’s all the more enjoyable!!! Train and listen to your coaches
- 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