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CHARLIE’S CHOICE – SHANNON O’REILLY (Co LGFA Goalkeeper)

May 13th, 2020

Shannon fearlessly clearing her line!

Name: Shannon O’Reilly
Age: 19

1. When did you make your senior debut?
2016

2. Favourite position ?
I was placed in nets because no one else wanted to go in…now I love it !

3. Favourite pitch
Teconnaught

4. Childhood hero
Stephen Cluxton

5. What’s your most favourite game you’ve been involved in ?
The county quarter final against Loughisland! Was put under some serious
Pressure !

6. And a game to forget?
League game v Ballymartin 5 or 6 years ago. I wasn’t really on the form that day.
Goals galore for the opponents!

7. Biggest achievement in football?
Being nominated for a Gaelic life all star last year !

8. You can transfer one player in from across the country, who ?
Aisling Moloney from Tipperary. She’s
a scoring machine !

9. And transfer one out ?
I wouldn’t want anyone to leave.

10. Who is the best trainer in the squad ?
That’s a hard one ! But probably Erin
Rafferty !

11. Who is the worst trainer in the squad ?
I really couldn’t say !

12. Favourite manager you’ve played
Under ?
John Anthony Gribben. He has been
With me since I started and was the
First Person who helped me believe in
Myself !

13. Who is the managers pet ?
That would perhaps have to be Kelly !

14. Club volunteer of note ?
Anita Brannigan. She is very supportive
Of ladies football within the club and is
Always around for our matches !

15. Best thing about clonduff ?
There is something for everyone ! From
Football to hurling and Camogie,
Handball + scor.

16. How would you like to be remembered
in the club ?
A goalkeeper who made some brave
Saves.

17. If you could give one piece of advice
To the youth, what would it be ?
Whether you win lose or draw, if you’ve given it 100% , when you walk off any field you should have nothing to regret!

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