Name? Ciara Brody
How long have you played hockey? Too long, started in 3rd class in primary school so doing the maths that’s 22 years
How long have you been with Newbridge HC? This is my 4th season
Do you play any other sports / activities? Used to play gaelic football & tennis, but lately joined the trilogy triathlon club
Favourite Sports Person? The legend that is Sonia O’Sullivan
Biggest influence on your sporting life so far? My family I suppose, for encouraging & supporting me to take part and continue to play sports
Best advice someone has ever given you? “Live the moment”
Favourite music? A mixed bag of everything literally; pop, rock, trad, country. I enjoy playing the spot of trad –flute, whistle, concertina.
Favourite movie? Armageddon jumps out for some reason, it’s either that famous song or the fact I cry every time I watch it
Who’s the tough nut of the team? Martina, she’s tougher than a brick wall
Who’s the quickest? Close between Caoimhe and Emma O’Neill
Who’s the joker of the team? Nat “Nicki Minaj” Calder
Who’s the worst time keeper on the team? Eh… in the absence of Lou, it’s probably me
Any advice for someone looking to try a new sport? If you’re looking for a team sport to embrace for those winter months & not afraid of the rain, hockey is worth a go!!