Niamh

Niamh Fallon, Snr Club Captain 2015

  • Position: Right Half Back
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Achievements:  I need to go back through the archives but I have won various underage and adult county titles with my club. I represented my county for about 15 years. I have gone through the player pathway by becoming a referee and a tutor for the LGFA.
  • Toughest opponent: Cliodhna Mc Hugh (St. Brigits, Roscommon)
  • When did you start playing Ladies Gaelic:  11 Years Old
  • Favourite Sporting Moment: Getting senior club ladies player last year when I had thought of retiring!!
  • Biggest Disappointment: Loosing the All-Ireland Club Final in 2003!
  • Favourite Ladies Gaelic Players:  Geraldine O’Flynn (Cork)
  • Most embarrassing moment on or off the football field: My football boot falling apart during the first half of the county club senior final last year.
  • Favourite Food:  Shephards Pie
  • Favourite Ground:  Clann na nGael, Johnstown, Athlone
  • Ladies Gaelic Football Skill:  The Solo
  • Person you would most like to meet:  Paul O’ Connell
  • One rule you would change in our game:  The kick out, the players to be outside the 20 metre line and 13 metres away before receiving the ball.
  • Influences on your career: My Dad