Kate

Kate Byrne PPS All Star 2012

  • PPS School:  Lough Allen College
  • Position: Goalkepper
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Achievements:  (Within last 5 Years) Under12 Connacht community games 07, Under 12 Club Chamionship 07, Under 14 County All Ireland Blitz division 3 ’08, Under 14 club Championship ’08 ’09, Under 14 county All Ireland b shield ’09, Under 16 club championship 2010, Junior Club Championship final 2010, Under 16 Connacht b final 2011
  • Toughest opponent: Roisín Fowley, Leitrim
  • When did you start playing Ladies Gaelic:  7 years old
  • Favourite Sporting Moment: Winning my First All Ireland final in a penalty shoot out against Offaly in ‘08
  • Biggest Disappointment: Losing Club under 16 championship final 2011
  • Favourite Ladies Gaelic Players:  Ãine Tighe Leitrim
  • Most embarrassing moment on or off the football field: Letting a goal through my legs in a county final
  • Favourite Food:  Chicken Curry and rice
  • Favourite Ground:  Kinnegad GAA Grounds
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Skill:  Solo
  • Your Ideal Job:  PE and Irish teacher
  • Person you would most like to meet:  Mickey Harte
  • One rule you would change in our game:  Taking 45’s out of your hands instead of off the ground
  • Influences on your career: Club managers John Joe Byrne and Eamon O Grady County Managers Pat McWeeney, Bernie McLoughlin and Kieran Moran