Nicola O'Malley


Captain Profile Name: Nicola O’Malley Club: Westport Position: Half-Back Age: 18 Occupation: Physiotherapy Student Ladies Gaelic Football Achievements: (Club) U-14 County League and Championship winner 2009, U-16 County League runner-up 2010, U-16 County League winner 2011, Minor County League runner-up 2012, Intermediate County League winner 2012 (PPS/College) U-14 Connacht Schools runner-up 2008, Senior Schools team captain 2012 (County) U-16 Connacht and All-Ireland B winner 2010, U-16 Connacht A and All-Ireland A shield runner-up 2011, Minor Connacht A winner 2012, Minor Connacht A runner-up 2013. Toughest opponent: Niamh Kelly When did you start playing Ladies Gaelic: 6 years old High point of your career to date: Winning the Connacht A Final with the Mayo Minors in 2012 Biggest Disappointment: Losing the Minor County Final in 2012 Favourite Player: Female: Juliet Murphy Male: Ger Cafferkey Most embarrassing moment on or off the football field: Tripping over my friend’s suitcase in Heuston Station while running to catch the train which was pulling off Favourite Food: Chocolate Nickname: Nicky Favourite Ground: Croke Park Favourite Ladies Gaelic Football Skill: The Block Person you would most like to meet: Allyson Felix One rule you would change in our game: The Sin Bin Influences on your career: Family