‘You could learn so much from Hannah Tyrrell’s rugby experience’

Name: Anna Carr.

Age: 26.

Teams played for:  Armagh ladies, Queen’s University and Carrickcruppen.

Who are your main rivals?
With Armagh it’s Donegal and with ‘Cruppen it is probably both Clann Eireann and Armagh Harps.

Which opposition ground do you like playing on and why?
Silverbridge have a very good set up, great bottom pitches.

Which opposition ground do you dislike going to and why?
Clann Éireann or Sarsfields mainly because they are so far away.

What team have you enjoyed the most success against?
Lately I would say Donegal or Monaghan.

Which team have you enjoyed least success against?
Kerry, two hard defeats last season.

Which opposition player have you enjoyed marking?
I enjoyed being up against the Kerry and Meath forwards between the six forwards on each team you have every type of player trying to get in on goal.

Which opposition player have you disliked marking?
I’d say the Dublin forwards, I haven’t played my best football against them just yet.

Which player would you transfer in from a team you have come up against?
Hannah Tyrrell from Dublin. Just with her experience in rugby, you could learn so much from her.

Which team, apart from your own, do you like to see do well and why?
I really have enjoyed watching Meath do so well over the last number of years.

What’s the most frustrating defeat you have experienced?
Kerry in the league and championship this year, we just didn’t perform to the standard we knew we could.

What’s the most satisfying victory you have experienced?
This year’s Senior Ulster final win against Donegal, it was great coming out on top of a close and physical game.

What is the best score you’ve seen from an opponent?
Geraldine McLaughlin and Emma Duggan have both scored some serious scores against us over the years.

Which team, apart from your own, do you expect big things of in the coming years?
I think Monaghan will be growing over the next few years into serious competitors.

Best opponent for post-match hospitality?
We played Bryansford in a club friendly this year, they really put on a spread after the game. Great stew and lovely coffee shops nearby.

Which club, apart from your own, has the most impressive facilities?
I think the Silverbridge club have a brilliant set up, credit to them and they were always willing to give Armagh ladies a pitch to train before we got McKeever Park.

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