Aisling

Aisling Tarpey PPS Elite Star 2013

  • PPS School:  Ballyhaunis Community School.
  • Position: Goalkeeper
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Achievements:  Club: All Ireland Club 7’s Senior Shield Winners 2012 Senior County Shield Winners 2012 Senior County Championship R/U 2012
    County: Minor A Connacht Player of the Match 2012 Minor A Connacht champions 2012 National Football League Division 2 Champions 2012 U16B All-Ireland Champions 2010 U14A All-Ireland Champions 2009 Connacht PPS All-Star 2012
    Schools: Senor Connacht Schools Group 2 R/U 2010
  • Toughest opponent: Cora Staunton
  • When did you start playing Ladies Gaelic:  2003
  • Favourite Sporting Moment: Winning the minor Connacht final against Galway in May 2012
  • Biggest Disappointment: Losing the senior Connacht final to Galway in July 2012
  • Favourite Ladies Gaelic Players:  Cora Staunton, Valerie Mulcahy, Amanda Casey
  • Most embarrassing moment on or off the football field: Breaking my arm by falling on a golf ball while playing a match!
  • Favourite Food:  Chicken Curry
  • Favourite Ground:  Nowlan Park, Kilkenny
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Skill:  Picking the ball off the ground
  • Your Ideal Job:  Airline pilot
  • Person you would most like to meet:  Cameron Diaz
  • One rule you would change in our game:  More consistent refereeing
  • Influences on your career: Ladies Gaelic football has encouraged me to be a team person which is essential in the career path that I hope to follow