Fabienne

Fabienne Cooney Int Club Captain 2013

  • Position: Centre Back
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Achievements:  Club: U14, U16, Minor and Junior League and Championship titles Junior A Connacht Champions 2011 Senior League winners 2012 Connacht League 2013 winners
    College: All-Ireland Freshers League and Championship winners with UL.
    College: All-Ireland Freshers League and Championship winners with UL.
  • Toughest opponent: Ciara Newell
  • When did you start playing Ladies Gaelic:  2001
  • Favourite Sporting Moment: Captaining my club to victory in Connacht League 2013
  • Biggest Disappointment: Losing Junior A Club All-Ireland semi-final in 2011
  • Favourite Ladies Gaelic Players:  Aisling Leonard (Kerry)
  • Most embarrassing moment on or off the football field: Getting in to the wrong car after school... I’ve worn contacts ever since!
  • Favourite Food:  Smoked salmon
  • Favourite Ground:  Tuam Stadium
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Skill:  Blocking
  • Person you would most like to meet:  Serena Williams
  • One rule you would change in our game:  the rule of advantage like in rugby!
  • Influences on your career: Barry Cooney, Michael Kirwin, Jerry Moran along with other family and friends.