Annette

Annette Clarke Snr Club Captain 2013

  • Position: Midfield
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Achievements:  (club) 1 All Ireland Intermediate, 3 county senior c’ship, 1 Intermediate county and Connacht c’ship. 1 junior county c’ship. 1 connacht seven’s and 1 All Ireland seven’s (pps/college) 1 O’Connor Cup with IT Sligo and 1 Lynch Cup with Garda College
    (county) 1 Senior and 1 Junior All Ireland. 6 Connacht titles.
  • Toughest opponent: Lisa Coohill
  • When did you start playing Ladies Gaelic:  Age 8 with Lavally N.S
  • Favourite Sporting Moment: Winning All Ireland with club in 1999 and county in 2004.
  • Biggest Disappointment: Losing All Ireland final to Cork 2005 and Club All Ireland semi final replay to Parnell’s 2012
  • Favourite Ladies Gaelic Players:  Becky Mc Philbin, Lisa Coohill and the Ward twins, Nicola and Louise.
  • Favourite Food:  Steak
  • Favourite Ground:  Tuam Stadium
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Skill:  High fielding
  • Person you would most like to meet:  Rafael Nadal
  • One rule you would change in our game:  Sin bin
  • Influences on your career: My family, P. J. Fahy and my husband Kieran Collins.