Name: Martha Carter
If money was no object, what would you do all day?
I’d move home to Killawalla and open an animal shelter or I could just walk dogs all day.
Tell us something about yourself we don’t know?
I once drove through a wall while driving a tractor.
What’s the most unusual thing you’ve eaten?
Capers. I’m not an adventurous eater.
What makes you angry?
Waking up to rain on my days off and people being late.
I think I’m an ok catch so who’s up for a date?! I also have some single friends who are available!
Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Eggs (but I don’t keep them in the fridge), yogurts and turkey.
First sporting hero?
Beatrice Casey and her perm.
One team-mate you’d have in your corner in tag-team MMA?
Cora to take them down, Doireann for the scrap afterwards, and Smiley for a quick pull of the hair.
Who is the best and worst dresser in your squad?
Worst is Fiona [McHale] with her buttoned up t-shirts and best is Doireann [Hughes]. She can rock a granny pyjama top like no one else.
Who is the prankster in the squad?
Sadhbh Larkin has that devilment glint in her eye and is always up to no good… she’s a pup!!
Any football superstitions?
I always sit beside Marie Corbett in the dressing room and remind Sharon [McGing] to take out her earrings.
What makes you nervous?
Caroline Brennan and her sliding tackles, and Michelle McGing when she starts talking!
What’s the best show on TV?
Ireland’s Fittest Family.
Last time you cried?
Last time I cried laughing was when one of our male management saw too much of Fiona in the flesh…..say no more!
Who’s the most famous person you’ve met?
Cora the Explorer.
Who would you like to be stranded on a desert island with?
Tiny (my dog) and the Famous Five.
Who is the most under-rated player in Mayo ladies football?
Amy Dowling — she’s definitely one for the future.!
What’s your most prized possession?
A brooch I got from my granny.
What do you miss most about being a kid?
Getting pinned to the ground by my brothers and being made eat grass!
Best advice you ever got?
From my Mammy….‘Is it true, is it kind, is it necessary’
Mayo footballer who was your childhood hero?
Ciaran McDonald, and a shout-out to James Nallen too.
Best thing about being a Carnacon footballer?
Getting to play with the best club team in Ireland and getting to keep sipping away on the water.
Worst thing about being a Carnacon footballer?
Having to do Jim’s stretching routine before and after training.
Describe yourself in three words?
Honest, quiet and competitive.