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Name: Julie Kirwan




Club: Moneygall




County: Tipperary




Occupation: Primary School Teacher




Honours with camogie:

1 All Ireland medal 2004
National league 2004
Munster final winners 2004, 2005, 2010
All Star 2005
Club junior, intermediate and senior B county final winners




Favourite sporting moment: celebrating All Ireland final win!



Worst sporting moment: losing an All-ireland final in 2005!




Favourite camogie player: Philly Fogarty




Favourite sports star: Paul O Connell




Biggest sporting influence: My parents and Ramie Ryan




Do you have any pre-match rituals before big games:




Not really, I’m pretty quiet on the morning of a big game. I like to get my gear ready early and be organised.




Last book you read: Books by Harlen Coben and Cathy Kelly




Last film you watched: Bad Teacher




Favourite holiday destination: New York but a break anywhere is great!




Best piece of sporting advice: Practice makes perfect!




Favourite music: Beyonce, Bryan Adams, Take That




Pre match tune- what song do you listen to before every game: Lipstick by Jedward!;)




If you did not play camogie, what other sport do you think you would play at a high level?

Synchronised swimming!




Top two things you would like to see changed in camogie: More consistent refereeing and get rid of the hand pass goal!!




Sports event you would most like to see: Rugby World Cup


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