Did you know there are three Hannah Byrne’s playing for Ballyboden? Not only that but they play U/12, U13 and U14!
We couldn’t let this chance go without talking to each of the girls and asking them some questions about themselves and their involvement with Boden
Hannah and her sisters!
Name :– Hannah Byrne
School :– St. Colmcilles’s Community School
Team :– U12
Position :– Forward
Why I chose to play Gaelic football :- I like the game and it helps me to get rid of my excess energy and helps me to relax!
Most enjoyable aspect of playing for Boden :- I like spending time with my team mates and the coaches are also very good and very supportive of us
Most memorable moment in Boden jersey :- Stepping onto the pitch in Croke Park for the Coman to Croker games on the 8th of August this year
Ambitions for my Gaelic football “career”!:- Hopefully to keep playing and maybe make the senior team!!!
Why would I recommend ladies Gaelic football to my friends :- It is to a great way to get to know people and it helps you to grow and develop life skills like being a good team player and learning that you have to be able to lose as well as win
Other sports played :- Camogie and Gymnastics
Favourite food :- Spice Bag!
Favourite music :- Pop
Favourite TV show :- Bondi Rescue
Favourite GAA player :- No one in particular but admire all players who make it to the top levels because it takes a lot of hard work and effort
Words of wisdom/ favourite quote :- I have recently started in First year in St. Colmcille’s Community School and I noticed a saying on the wall there that I think is very relevant as follows:- “it is not the falls that make you stronger but the times you get back up”
Finally something people would not know about you:- I am very messy and clumsy!!!
Name: Hannah Byrne
School : St Colmcilles CS
Position: Half Back
Why I chose to play Gaelic football : My parents started me in the Academy when I was younger and I have played ever since
Most enjoyable aspect of playing for Boden: The team spirit
Most memorable moment in Boden jersey: Winning the championship county final
Ambitions for my Gaelic football “career”!: I hope to play for Dublin one day
Why would I recommend ladies Gaelic football to my friends: Because it’s fun and great exercise.
Other sports played: Basketball
Favourite food: Crepes
Favourite music: Pop
Favourite TV show: Pretty Little Liars
Favourite GAA player: Johnny Cooper
Words of wisdom/ favourite quote: Don’t practice until you get it right. Practice until you can’t get it wrong!
Finally something people would not know about you : I am very stubborn
Name: Hannah Byrne
School : Loreto Beaufort
Position: Left Corner Forward
Why I chose to play Gaelic football : At the beginning I started because my friends were playing but then realised how much fun playing for Boden is.
Most enjoyable aspect of playing for Boden: The club is very friendly and inclusive everyone and it doesn’t matter what team your on you are made feel important
Most memorable moment in Boden jersey: Making it to the final of the shield in 2015 and scoring a goal.
Ambitions for my Gaelic football “career”!: To play and be a Ballyboden member for many more years
Why would I recommend ladies Gaelic football to my friends: Because it keeps you fit and you learn a new sport which is enjoyable and fun to play.
Other sports played: Hockey, Basketball, Tennis,
Favourite food: Chicken Curry
Favourite music: Ed Sheeran, Shawn Mendes, Beyonce
Favourite TV show: Modern Family
Favourite GAA player: Michael Darragh MaCauley & Denis Bastick
Words of wisdom/ favourite quote: ‘Attitude is a little thing that makes a big difference’
Finally something people would not know about you : I babysat Denis Bastick’s son!