Orlaith McGrath, Sarsfields

Player profile: Orlaith McGrath

As we are getting closer to the start and return of inter county camogie, we are going to get to know some of our players a bit more over the next few weeks.

Today we are going to start with one of our 2020 All Stars, Orlaith McGrath from Sarsfields Camogie Club.

Orlaith won an All Ireland Senior and intermediate title with Galway in 2013 and she also won a national league title in 2015. Orlaith has been part of various victorious underage teams at u16 and minor A level. She won her first All Star in 2020. She was name the AIB Connacht Provincial Player of the year for 2016 and she also made the AIB Club Team of the year in 2016/2017 and 2019/2020. She won the All Ireland Senior Club Championship with her club Sarsfields in 2020.

Name: Orlaith McGrath
Age: 25
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 of always looked up to Ann Marie Hayes too growing up.
Biggest achievement: Winning the All Ireland Club Championship in 2020 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

Orlaith McGrath, Galway and Davina Tobin, Kilkenny: 2020 All-Ireland Senior Camogie Final

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