A Philly Minute With...Erin Donaghy

July 14, 2020

Name: Erin Donaghy


Club: Delco Gaels


Position: Wherever Brendan puts me


Sporting hero: Jimmy Rollins/ Jack Donaghy


Favorite song: "C’mon Eileen" – Shout out to my mother


Favorite movie: Forrest Gump


Favorite food: Shrimp, nachos


Favorite drink: Coffee


Ideal Holiday Destination: There’s never a good reason to leave Delco


Best GAA moment: Our first training session as the Delco Gaels Ladies Team


Ambition for 2020 season: To play!!!!


Pre-match rituals: ‘To be determined’ when this season kicks off


Any odd items in your football bag: Whatever my brothers forgot for training/games


Best player you have played with: Dee Bradley and Billy Hegarty


Best player you have played against: Erin Carty


Best trainer in the squad: Mia Moore


Worst trainer in the squad: Can’t choose between the men…..


Worst training drill: Anything that involves running in a 6x6 box of cones


Where do you like to go out and celebrate after a big win: Rooney’s


Who’s the biggest joker in the team: Me or Orla Fay


Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room: Patrick Hegarty


Who’s the best/worst person to share a room with on away trips: Aine Sheehan the best because she always packs an entire pharmacy worth of supplies in her bag.


Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus: Leanne McGroary because she always has the fresh gossip


Best piece of advice you were every given: “Keep going even if you think you are going to pass out” – Annmarie Sheehan


What’s the best part about being a member of your club: It’s exciting to see friends I haven’t seen since we were younger. We also get to see younger girls come up through the youth league and join our team. I am looking forward to watching the adult teams grow in the future.

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