Millea Sinead

September 03, 1999
Kilkenny's Sinead Millea NAME: Sinead Millea DATE OF BIRTH: 17-3-75 HEIGHT: 5' 4" WEIGHT: 9st 7lbs CLUB: St. Brigids, Ballycallan COUNTY: Kilkenny NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): 2 Senior All-Irelands, 3 National Leagues, 3 Minor All-Irelands, 1 Junior Colleges All-Ireland, 1 Senior Colleges All-Ireland, 1 Ashbourne Cup medal, 1 Ashbourne Shield medal, 7 Leinster Senior Championships, County Championship medals at all levels including 2 senior TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Sandy Fitzgibbon (Cork) FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Graigue-Ballycallan hurling pitch HOBBIES: Listening to music, socialising with friends, all kinds of sports, going for walks with my dog Alfie FAVOURITE POSITION: Centre forward WORST PLAYER TO TRAIN THAT YOU KNOW: My sister Tracy! MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT ON OR OFF THE FOOTBALL FIELD: Having a friend of mine announce on stage to a packed Ashbourne banquet hall that I had gotten up close and personal with a priest! For the record, he was not a priest! FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Downey twins, Sandy Fitzgibbon, Fiona O'Driscoll, Vivienne Harris, Pamela Nevin INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: My dad, Joe THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Winning an Ashbourne Cup medal with UL BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Missing out on chance of winning 4 Minor All-Irelands - underwent surgery and was unable to play. Kilkenny lost by one point to Tipperary in the final OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Lizzie Lyng, Aoife Neary (Kilkenny minors), Gemma O'Connor (Cork minor) WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: I think the advantage rule should be brought into camogie; continue with current 15-a-side system; more ground hurling RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES: My dad won an All-Ireland senior medal with Kilkenny in 1969. My sister Tracy plays with me on the Kilkenny team. My brother Sean played on the Kilkenny minor team and my other brother Niall also plays PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: George Michael (not in a toilet!) PET HATES: Spiders! Patronising comments by men who have never been to or seen a camogie match FAVOURITE MUSIC: All kinds of music FAVOURITE FILM: Room with a View WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WON THE LOTTO: Tell no-one! PERSON LEAST WELCOME AT YOUR HOME: Everyone is welcome at my home IDEAL DATE: David Beckham HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED: She was a nice girl, living was just something she did while she wasn't sleeping! Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 3rd September 1999 Vol 9 No 36


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