Niamh Kelly PPS Elite Star 2013

  • PPS School:  St Louis Community School, Mayo
  • Position: Forward/Midfield
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Achievements:   Club: County U16 League Winners 2010, County U16 Championship Winners 2010 & 2011, County Division 3 League Winners 2010, County Junior Championship Winners 2011, County Division 2 League Champions 2011, Connacht 7’s Junior Winners 2011, County U18 Championship Winners 2011 & 2012
    County: Connacht A U12 Champions 2006 and 2007, All-Ireland U14 B Champions 2008, All-Ireland Champions U14 A Shield 2009, All-Ireland U16 A Shield Runners up 2009 & 2011, All-Ireland U16 A Shield Winners 2010, All-Ireland Senior League Champions 2012, Connacht Senior A Runners up 2012, Connacht A U18 Champions 2012.
    Schools: Connacht U14 Schools Champions 2009
  • Toughest opponent: Aimee Bell
  • When did you start playing Ladies Gaelic:  2000
  • Favourite Sporting Moment: When we overcame Kerry in the All-Ireland final in 2009 by one point.
  • Biggest Disappointment: Losing the All-Ireland Minor Semi-final v Dublin 2012
  • Favourite Ladies Gaelic Players:  Ciara McAnespie (Monaghan), Christina Heffernan (Mayo), Fiona McHale (Mayo).
  • Most embarrassing moment on or off the football field: When my boots fell apart in my first senior league game with mayo.
  • Favourite Food:  Chicken curry
  • Favourite Ground:  Ballyhaunis Centre of Excellence and Parnell Park.
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Skill:  Solo
  • Your Ideal Job:  Dietician
  • Person you would most like to meet:  Steve Peacocke
  • One rule you would change in our game:  The 10 minute sin-bin rule.
  • Influences on your career: Paidi O’Shea and my brother.