A Minute With… Joanne Barrett

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

Age: 21

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.

Rory Cox

PRO Drumragh Sarsfields - Actionshooter

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