Meet a player: Orlaith McGrath, Sarsfields

With one day to go before the AIB GAA Senior and Intermediate Club All Ireland Finals, we switch our focus back to Sarsfields Camogie Club.

Today we are going to get 2021 All Ireland Senior Championship winner with Galway, Orlaith McGrath a bit better. It is a busy weekend for Orlaith as she is manager of the Seamount College Junior Team who are out in the All Ireland Junior C Final today.

Name: Orlaith McGrath
Age: 26
Position: Forward
Club: Sarsfields
Occupation: Teacher
Favourite player: Kate Kelly
Most Memorable game: All Ireland Club Final 2020 in Croke Park.
Biggest inspiration: Family & figures within the club. Would have always looked up to Ann Marie Hayes too growing up.
Biggest achievement: Winning the 2019 All Ireland Club Championship after losing the previous few finals.
Pre match rituals: Always go for breakfast out when possible to relax & ensure I’ve had 2 decent Coffees!
What hurls do you use: Torpey’s
Toughest opposition: Slaughtneil/Kilkenny
Favourite grounds to play in: Semple Stadium, Thurles.
Have you got a nickname: Not that I know of!
Favourite cheat meal: Pizza
Something we may not know about you: Dislike Chocolate