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Ciara Mageean: “Camogie is a huge part of my identity and it’s only recently that I stopped wearing a wee hurl around my neck.”
Ciara Mageean (27), from Portaferry, Co Down, studied physiotherapy at University College Dublin but is now a professional athlete, specialising in the ‘metric mile’. She played camogie for the Down minors before specialising in track, first winning silver (800m) at World Youths in 2009 and silver (1500m) at World Juniors in 2010. She won 1500m bronze at European Seniors in 2016 and repeated that at European Indoors in 2019. Last summer she finished 10th in the 1500m final at the World Championships in a lifetime best of 4:00.15, the second fastest time by an Irish woman after Sonia O’Sullivan’s senior record of 3:58:85.
Five Minutes With…Tipperary camogie player Orla O’Dwyer
In this installment of ‘Five Minutes With’ we decided to catch up with Tipperary Senior Camogie player Orla O’Dwyer. Throughout the Very Camogie Leagues we have been getting to know some of the players behind the helmets, and finding out what they like to do off the pitch. Orla is not only an avid camogie…
Dublin Camogie Strength and Conditioning coach John Matthews tells us how he prepares players for the pitch
We are almost at the halfway point of the Very Camogie Leagues, and so far we’ve seen some fantastic performances from teams all over the country. We’ve learned that pre-match routines are very important, and that all the impressive and stylish moments of play we see happening on the pitch are down to the work…