Littlewoods Ireland are offering one family the prize of a lifetime – an overnight stay in the iconic Croke Park stadium, the night before the All Ireland Senior Hurling Final!
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“It is the best field that I have ever played on.”
We chatted to the Galway hurler about what it is like to play in front of 82,000 people!
“Even when you feel like you have gotten used to playing there, it still feels different to play on the pitch in Croke Park!”
‘It was just that feeling of pure, raw exhilaration. All my Christmas’ had come at once. That was the first time I played in Croke Park and I’ll never forget it.’
‘The field is always in pristine condition and the atmosphere is different to other stadiums.’
‘I felt the stadium shake when Kevin McManamon scored the goal against Kerry in 2011. It was an amazing moment!’
‘It was a bit of a baptism of fire.’
Your Match Day made easy!
Dramatic scenes in Croke Park during the Leinster Senior Hurling Final!
The St Anne’s star is used to rushing from one thing to the next. Be it her role as a PE and maths teacher at Blackwater Community School in Lismore, to captaining the Deise camogie side, giving grinds to students, or working at home on the farm. The spread of Covid-19 has halted much of her gallop, just as it has for the rest of the country.
Galway’s Allstar corner-back Heather Cooney, like everyone else, has quickly adjusted to this spinning world where health has taken primacy while sport became an irrelevance overnight. Since Covid19 struck she’s been at home with her family, missing training with her teammates and best friends, and her class and teaching colleagues in school.