Soccer glory for former camogie queen Parrock

November 05, 2018

Left, Katrina Parrock in action for Wexford in 2016 and right, she celebrates after scoring a goal for Wexford Youths in the Women's FAI Cup final victory over Peamount United at the Aviva Stadium.

Former Wexford camogie star Katrina Parrock is hoping to receive an Ireland soccer call-up after scoring the winning goal in yesterday's Women's FAI Cup final.

The 28-year-old sports all-rounder netted in the 36th minute to give Wexford Youths a 1-0 victory over Peamount United at the Aviva Stadium. Parrock retired from inter-county camogie last year after winning four All-Ireland titles in the space of six years as well as three All Star awards.

"I felt I'd ticked every box in camogie so hopefully I can push on now with the football," Katrina told the Irish Daily Star.

"I played once for Ireland's U19s years ago, but getting a senior Ireland cap would be a nice achievement."

The winning goal was the midfielder's 12th of the season.

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