Name: Niamh Kelly
Occupation: Primary school teacher
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