In the 1st issue of Green&White we featured two ‘A Minute With’ interviews with Eamon Rea and Leah Quinn. We received great feedback so we’re pleased to announce that we’re launching ‘A Minute With’ as a regular feature on our website and YouTube channel. This week we spend a minute with Drumragh and Tyrone Ladies star Joanne Barrett.
Name: Joanne Barrett
Favourite Position: Defence
Favourite Pitch: Clanabogan Park
Hobbies: Being active
Biggest Sporting Hero: Conor Gormley
Best Player you have played with: Neamh Woods
Best Player you have played against: Yvonne McMonagle (Donegal)
Best Match Played In: All Ireland league final for Jordanstown, 2017
Highlight of your playing career: 2017 as a whole, achieving senior status with Drumragh, Winning an Ulster title and reaching the All Ireland final with Tyrone and winning an All Ireland league title with Jordanstown.
Any Superstitions?: Have to sit beside an Emma on the way to games…whether that be Smyth or Brennan
Favourite Song: Saviour, Picture this
Favourite Film: The Greatest Showman
Favourite Sport (other than GAA): Netball
Most important skill: First touch
Biggest strength in your game: Tackling/Blocking
Best Advice to Younger Players: It’s not always going to be your day and you’re going to get set backs but have a positive mind and keep moving forward.
Young Club Player to look out for in the future: Breanna Breslin
Your goal for the 2018 season: To retain senior status for Drumragh ladies for the 2019 season.