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Five minutes with… Armagh’s Caoimhe Morgan

Name: Caoimhe Morgan
Age: 33
Occupation: PE Teacher


Teams played for:

Ireland – International Rules series ’06, Ulster, Armagh, Lissummon

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around?

Michael McIntyre, he cracks me up.

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?

Carrickdale – Lacey’s in my tracksuit in the good old days.

If you weren’t playing GAA what would you be at?

I always wanted to be a sprinter. Loved Michael Johnston.

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on?


Which character in any film are you most like?

Maureen O’Hara – people say I have the same temperament.

Any odd items in your kit bag?

A lot of tape and used shampoo bottles because Tenny never brings shower stuff.

What’s your preferred brand of gear?

Puma boots and Adidas gear..

Who’s the biggest joker in the teams you play for?

Aoife McCoy for her unbelievably funny action shots and Eve Lavery for her sneaky edited pics.

Which team mate has the best looking other half?

Tanya McCoy keeps telling us she does.

Who is the worst trainer?

Fionnuala McKenna never goes to the cone.

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?

Caroline O’Hanlon – to make sure she misses the warm up.

Who’s the best/worst person to share a room with on away trips?

Best – my sister Sarah because she brings toothpaste and goodies.
Worst – my two other sisters, Niamh and Kitty because they are messy and never go to sleep.

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus?

Best- Kitty because she is a great DJ
Worst – Mairead Tennyson because she never shuts up.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include?

Best – SR fitness guru Sharon Reel.
Worst – Fionnuala McKenna she is addicted to chips and Lauren McConville who puts vinegar on absolutely everything.

Toughest opponent you have faced?

Patricia McAvoy – she taught me so much.

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent?

Worst- winning isn’t everything/You’ll get your second wind
Best- pain is temporary, quitting lasts forever

Best manager you’ve ever played under?

My daddy Noel Marley, he is my toughest critic!

Best ever performance?

2006 All Ireland Senior Final v Cork

One to forget?

Losing club championship to Silverbridge in 2014.

When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be?

I always wanted to be as good as Bronagh O’Donnell

If there was a transfer market who’d be in and who’d be out of the team?

Briege Corkery in and I’m surely for retiring!


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