Our next player is Aine Keane from St Thomas’ Camogie club. Aine made her debut for Galway last year against Dublin in the Intermediate Championship where she scored 1-8 (0-7F). Aine captained the Galway U16 team to an All Ireland Title over Cork in 2018. She also won the player of the match award for the game. You can check out her victory speech below. Aine has won two Kilbeacanty 7’s medals and she won player of the tournaments for both of them. Aine was part of the St Thomas’ camogie team that made it to the senior county final in 2019.
Name: Aine Keane
Favourite Player: Brenda Hanney
Most memorable game: Under 16 All Ireland Final 2018
Biggest inspiration: Grandparents
Biggest Achievement: Player of the match All Ireland 2018
Pre match rituals: Nothing really just a good breakfast
What hurls do you use: Canning hurls
Toughest opposition: Cork/ Oranmore
Favourite grounds to play in: Kenny Park/ Pearse Stadium
Have you got a nickname: Keano
Favourite cheat meal: Chinese
Something we may not know about you: I used to play hurling with the lads with my club Michael Cusack’s until I was 12.
Achievements to date: Under 16 All Ireland final medal 2018 and player of the match, Club All-Star 2019, 2 Kilbeacanty 7 a-side medals and 2 player of the tournament medals.
Aine Keane in action with Galway U16 and Intermediate teams.