Meet the Captain – Niamh McGrath, Sarsfields

It’s time to meet the Sarsfields Captain ahead of tomorrows Galway Senior Camogie a Championship final, sponsored by the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa!

Up next is Niamh McGrath from Sarsfields Camogie Club.

Niamh Captained her club to an All Ireland Club title back in 2020. Niamh was a member of the All Ireland Winning Galway Senior Camogie teams in 2013. This will be Niamh’s 7th consecutive appearance in a Galway Senior Camogie Final

Name: Niamh McGrath
Club: Sarsfields
Age: 28
Occupation: Solicitor

Camogie Honours:
4 County Senior Club Championships,
1 County Intermediate Club Championship,
1 All-Ireland Senior Club Championship,
2 All-Ireland Senior Championships,
1 All Ireland Minor Championship,
1 All-Ireland U16 Championship,
1 Minor Club Championship,
2 U16 Club Championships,
1 All-Ireland Feile Championship

Who is your toughest opponent? Aoibhe Deeley
What is your most memorable game? County final 2017
Who is your biggest influence? Family
What camogie player inspired you when you were younger? Anne-Marie Hayes
What female sporting star do you admire? Serena Williams
Who is the joker of the team? Sheena Warde
What’s your pre-match ritual? Always try and visit my Granny McGrath the night before every game. Lights the world of candles for us!
What hurls do you use? Canning
What’s your favourite grounds to play in? Duggan Park
Something we may not know about you? Speak fluent French
Have you got a nickname? Mac
What is your most cherished medal? All-Ireland Club Championship
What do you love the most about your club? Spirit and sense of community/belonging/togetherness.

Have you got your ticket for our Qashqai Draw yet?

Time is running out! Tickets sales close Dec 7th.

You can get yours today online through the link below, or through any of the clubs and at the big game tomorrow!