A Philly Minute With...Erin Donaghy


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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