Name: Áine Tighe
Position: Midfield / Forward
Ladies Gaelic Football Achievements:
County – Connacht Intermediate Championship 2014, 2015, NFL Div 4 2010, Intermediate Player of the Year ‘11, Team of the League ’10-‘15
Club – Senior League 2009, Intermediate Championship 2007, Underage titles
College – O’Connor Cup UL 2014, 2015, College All Star 2014, 2015
PPS – Connacht Schools Titles 2008, 2009,
North American Senior Championship 2013
Toughest opponent: Cáit Lynch Kerry
When did you start playing Ladies Gaelic Football: Age of 5
High point of your career to date: O’Connor Cup Titles 2014 & 2015
Biggest disappointment: Failing to reach Croke Park after a couple of close ones!
Favourite Player: Female: Briege Corkery Male: Colm Cooper
Most embarrassing moment on or off the field: Fracturing my wrist diving to save a penalty…. That hadn’t been kicked!
Favourite food: Steak and pepper sauce
Nickname: Tiggy / Tighey
Favourite ground: McHale Park Castlebar
Favourite ladies gaelic football skill: Overhead catch
Person you would most like to meet: Brian O’Driscoll
One rule you would change in our game:
Influences on your career: Family, club and college coaches in particular.