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Sharon McGing quickfire


Name: Sharon McGing
Club:  Carnacon
Age: 35
Occupation: SCA Western Care

If money was no object, what would you do all day?
Spend more time with the important people in my life…and of course my dog! lol

Tell us something about yourself we don’t know? 
I’ve never tasted coffee!!

What’s the most unusual thing you’ve eaten?
I won’t try unusual things!!

What makes you angry?
When Ray [Moylette] doesn’t pick up after himself and being late going someplace!
First sporting hero?  Roy Keane

Ideal date? 
Going for food with Ray when he’s not watching his weight!

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Carolan’s turkey burgers, eggs and chicken

Your last meal before training and first food afterwards?
High carb meals on days of training and I like to have a berry/protein smoothie afterwards.

One team-mate you’d have in your corner in tag-team MMA?
Martha [Carter]. She’s naturally tough and so fit.

Who is the best and worst dresser in your squad? 
Fiona McHale is always wearing trendy sports clothes. Then we have two girls that still wear the old ‘shell’ O’Neills (they know who they are) lol!!

Who is the prankster in the squad? 
Marie Corbett is always up to something!

Any football superstitions?
Weird, but I never take out my earrings before a game until Martha tells me. And I sit near Michelle and Cora in the changing rooms!

What makes you nervous?
Big games and watching Ray fight on-line!

What’s the best show on TV?
Home & Away is the only thing I tape!

Last time you cried?
A few weeks back while at Aisling’s grave.

Who’s the most famous person you’ve met?
I met Anthony Joshua in Westport before he turned pro.

Who would you like to be stranded on a desert island with? 
Cassie (my dog) and Ray.

Who is the most under-rated player in Mayo?
Caroline McGing when she was playing. She was an unreal, natural defender!

What do you miss most about being a kid?
Having all our family together.

What’s your most prized possession?
A picture of myself and Aisling!

Mayo footballer who was your childhood hero? 
Defo’ Kevin Cahill.

Best thing about being a Carnacon footballer?
Having amazing dedicated players, then having the honour of winning 19 county titles, 16 Connacht titles and 5 club All-Ireland titles.

Worst thing about being a Carnacon footballer? 
What’s not to like! Other players and teams would give their right arm to have the honours we have as a club!

Describe yourself in three words?
Loving, loyal, dedicated!

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