Name: Niamh Kelly

Nickname: Wheels

Instagram: niamhkelly_90

Twitter: NiamhK090

Occupation: Primary school teacher 

Position: Wing/midfield

Gaelic football achievements: Captain of Mayo Gaelic football team (2019), TG4 Goal of the Year (2019), Vice-Captain of DCU College All-Ireland winning team (2018), HEC College All-Star 2018, LGFA Team of League (2018), Western People LGFA Award (2018)

What excites you most about being an inaugural Eagle? Creating a great culture at the club with the girls. It’s a great club to be involved with and being the first Irish player alongside my sister Grace is very exciting!

Which teammate are you most looking forward to playing with? I’m excited to play with all of the girls. ‘Swanny’ (Emma Swanson) and ‘Hooks’ (Dana Hooker) are two I really look forward to playing with and learning from

Pre-game meal? Depends what time the game starts. Eggs and brown bread in the morning or chicken and rice later in the day

Game day superstitions? I like to listen to a few tunes

Worst injury? Osteitis pubis

Hobby? Brunching with friends, reading or baking 

Favourite holiday spot? Rottnest Island!

What’s your spirit animal? A deer

Favourite band? Kodaline

Favourite TV series? Power. It’s the only series I’ve ever finished!

Something you can’t live without? Dark chocolate or coffee