Player Profile: Tara Ruttledge

Tara Ruttledge from Portumna Camogie Club. Tara won a soaring star in 2019 for her performances in the 2019 Intermediate Camogie Championship. Tara has represented Galway in numerous All Ireland finals at senior and intermediate level. Tara won an All Ireland Intermediate title with Galway in 2009. She won the 2008 minor camogie player of the year award in Galway and she also nominated for All Stars in 2010 and 2011. Tara won a county Intermediate and Connacht title with her club in 2012.

Name: Tara Ruttledge
Age: 31
Position: Forward
Club: Portumna
Occupation: Primary School Teacher

Camogie honours:
1 Intermediate All Ireland title 2009
Galway Minor Player of the year 2008
2 All Star Nominees 2010 and 2011 16
1 Intermediate county title 2012
1 Intermediate Connaught title 2012
2 Connaught titles 2015 and 2016
3 Minor county titles 2006, 2007, 2008
5 Connaught school titles- 3 Junior and 2 Senior

Past times/Hobbies: I enjoy tag rugby, watching netflixs and I also dabble in a round of golf!
Pre match rituals: Cup of tea and a crossword with my mam and sister
Most memorable game: Intermediate All Ireland Semi final vs Tipp 2019
Toughest opponent: Ciara Donohue: good tussles in panel matches!
Most memorable game: Intermediate All Ireland Semi Final v Tipperary 2019
Favourite venue: Nowlan park, Kilkenny
Have you got a nickname: Taz
Something we don’t know about you: I won an All Ireland medal in soccer
Favourite player: Camogie – Veronica Curtin; Hurling – Davy Fitzgerald
Biggest inspiration: My family – always so supportive and they never miss a match!

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