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OUR GAMES – “She got injured and looked like she had been shot by a sniper”

Name: Geraldine McLaughlin.

 

Teams played for: Donegal, Termon and Kerry Donegal in New York.

 

Current involvement: Donegal and Termon.

 

Which club game, that you played in, will you never forget and why?

Would have to be the All-Ireland Club final against Mourneabbey. We were five points down with 25 minutes left and we went on to win by five points.

 

Which county game, that you played in, will you never forget and why?

When we beat Monaghan in the Ulster final in 2015 we were massive underdogs and it was the first time we won the Ulster Senior Championship.

 

Which county game, that you watched, will you never forget and why?

The All Ireland final in 2014 Dublin v Cork when Cork came back to beat Dublin.

 

What was the funniest thing you ever saw in a game?

Roisin ‘Yankee’ Friel got injured in the All-Ireland final and looked like she had been shot by a sniper, doing the most dramatic fall ever.

 

What was the strangest thing you ever saw in a game?

The goal Dublin scored against us last year will probably never happen again, I don’t think you could do it even if you tried, or Nicole McLaughlin scoring in a game is very strange

 

What was the most memorable performance from a player in a game that you watched?

Aimee Mackin against Mayo last year, kicked some lovely scores

 

What was the most memorable performance from a player in a game that you played?

Niamh McLaughlin came back from injury just before the Ulster final and scored 3-4 in the final.

 

What did you love about the games you played in?

I love the competitiveness of the games and being in tight games, also playing alongside my best friends and winning games after working so hard

 

What did you hate about the games you played in?

The games I lost, especially losing games after working so hard towards that game.

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TEAM MATES… Geraldine McLaughlin, left, says Roisin Friel’s reaction to injury was strange

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SURPRISE… Geraldine McLaughlin says that Nicole McLaughlin scoring in a game is very odd

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