Katie Walsh PPS All Star 2012

  • PPS School:  St. Attracta’s Community School
  • Position: Full Forward
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Achievements:  Schools Senior “A” Champions 2011, U16 Connacht Champions 2010, Intermediate County Champions, Minor County Champions, Various underage medals
  • Toughest opponent: Collie Casey or Orla Coleman
  • When did you start playing Ladies Gaelic:  7 years old
  • Favourite Sporting Moment: Winning two Connacht finals with both my school and my county, Meeting Mickey Harte
  • Biggest Disappointment: Losing All-Ireland Semi final to Colaiste Skellig, Kerry
  • Favourite Ladies Gaelic Players:  Sinead Aherne and Val Mulcahy
  • Most embarrassing moment on or off the football field: Not realising I was substituted in the final minutes of a Connacht final and trying to win a ball while our manager was telling me to not catch it and get off the pitch.
  • Favourite Food:  Chicken Curry
  • Favourite Ground:  Croke Park
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Skill:  Dummying
  • Your Ideal Job:  Maths Teaching
  • Person you would most like to meet:  Bernard Brogan or Peter Canavan
  • One rule you would change in our game:  Sin Bin Rule
  • Influences on your career: My older cousin, Ray Cosgrove and my parents