Deirdre Coleman

Player Profiles

Amy  Bell PPS Elite Star 2013

PPS School: Mount Saint Michael, Claremorris.
Ladies Gaelic Football Achievements: (County): U14 All-Ireland title and Captain 2008. U16 All-Ireland title and Captain 2010. Minor All-Ireland title 2010. Senior Interpros 2011 & 2012. Connacht minor title 2012. Senior Connacht title 2011, RU 2012. 1 National league title 2012.
(Club): Numerous underage county titles. 3 Minor championship and league titles. 1 county intermediate title 2012 and 1 Connacht RU title 2012.
(Schools): PPS Schools interpros All-star team 2012. Connacht PPS player of the year 2011. Senior A Connacht title 2008 & 2010, RU 2011, 2012. All-Ireland title 2010. Senior Schools Captain 2013.
Toughest opponent:Ciara McAnespie (Monaghan)
When did you start playing Ladies Gaelic: Aged 5 in the back garden with my 2 brothers!
Favourite Sporting Moment:There have been lots but in particular winning my first Senior Schools All-Ireland Final in 2010.
Biggest Disappointment: Losing the All-Ireland minor final replay to Dublin by 1 point.
Favourite Ladies Gaelic Players: Fiona McHale (Mayo), Catriona McConnell (Monaghan).
Most embarrassing moment on or off the football field:There have been a few - the off the field ones are not for printing! Not many come to mind on the pitch but I'm sure others would disagree!!
Favourite Food: Chinese.
Favourite Ground: Pearse Park (Longford).
Ladies Gaelic Football Skill: Fielding.
Your Ideal Job: Nurse.
Person you would most like to meet: Kate Middleton.
One rule you would change in our game: Sin Bin.
Influences on your career:Family and past experiences

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