As the excitement builds ahead of tomorrow’s Galway Senior Camogie Championship final, sponsored by the Lough Rea Hotel & Spa, lets meet the captains of both teams!
First up is Róisín Black from the Oranmore Maree Camogie Club.
Róisín was a member of the 2021 Galway Senior Camogie team and she has been a member of various Galway Underage sides growing up. She captained Galway to a Minor All Ireland Final in 2016 where Galway unfortunately lost out to Tipperary, after a replay.
Name: Róisín Black
Club: Oranmore Maree
Occupation: Primary School Teacher
All Ireland Senior Title 2021,
County Intermediate Title 2014,
Club Senior League Champions 2017,
Minor All Ireland Runners up 2016,
All Ireland U16 runners up 2014, 2013.
Numerous underage titles with the club.
Who is your toughest Opponent? Ailish O’Reilly
What is your most memorable game? Intermediate County Final 2014
Who is your biggest Influence? Family / Girls on the team
What camogie player inspired you when you were younger? Jessica Gill
What female sporting star do you admire? Katie Taylor
Who is the joker of the team? Ailish Carr / Hanno
What’s your pre match ritual? Scrambled eggs and toast
What hurls do you use? Torpey / Cannings
What’s your favourite grounds to play in? Kenny Park
Something we may not know about you? My auntie captained Armagh Camogie to the All-Ireland Intermediate Title in 1994.
Have you got a nickname? Rois
What is your most cherished medal? Club Intermediate Medal
What do you love the most about your club? The friendships made. The time and effort given by the volunteers of the club.
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!