“When Aine McNulty marks you, you don’t get an inch”

Name: Sally McCann.

Age: 32.

Teams played for: Brocagh Camogie Club, Tyrone camogie, Ulster camogie, Cormac McAnallens (Sydney) Camogie and football.

What team have you enjoyed the most success against?
I would say we are pretty evenly matched with Éíre Óg, so we have enjoyed success in the club recently with winning the league.

Which team have you enjoyed least success against?
We have gotten a few hammerings from Naomh Treasa over the years and played them recently in the championship final. They have done a lot over the years and deserve all the success that they have had.

Which player have you enjoyed marking?
Lauren Fitzgerald or Catriona Canavan at training, they are fast, fit and very tough backs so they keep you sharp after a session with them. I also wouldn’t get in the way of a Catriona Canavan swing.

Which player have you disliked marking?
Well, I love playing alongside this girl, but when she marks you for club you don’t get an inch. That would be our Tyrone joint captain Aine McNulty. She is always in the right place at the right time.

Which team or opponents has been the most physical?
I would say the Wicklow camogie team were very physical. Their defence has always been so tight anytime we have met them.

Which team or player that you have played against were the most skilful?
In Australia, playing for Cormac McAnallens we met a team called Coast in most finals and always got beat. They had elites like Ciara Storey and Una Leacy, who were just unbelievable.

Which team or player that you have played against was the funniest on field?
It’s always good craic to play against our local club Derrylaughan. My sister in law Anna plays on the team so we get a good few friendly jibes at one another. She’s a tough back.

What’s the most frustrating defeat you have experienced?
Most disappointing defeat had to be the championship final a few years ago against Éire Óg. We were 11 points up at half time and got beat by one or two points. They had Ailise Coyle come on in the second half who ran riot and really lifted the team.

What’s the most satisfying win you have experienced?
Winning the Nancy Murray Cup definetly has to be the highlight. From being nine points down just after half time, then the comeback came and we saw ourselves one point up. Very quickly we went two points down deep in injury time. We ended up winning by one point by getting a goal with the last puck of the game. Nothing will beat that feeling. I’m sure it will live long in all our memories.

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