Paul Casey, coach with the Dublin senior ladies LGFA team and former Dublin Senior Footballer, led the session and brought the Ladies Minor and U16 team through their paces. Dublin GAA stars, Martha Byrne, Orlagh Nolan, Jess Tobin (ladies senior footballers), Lee Gannon, and Paddy Small (men’s senior team), were on hand to bring the players through drills and gave some tips and tricks on how to improve performance.
Commenting on the event, Tomas Quinn, Commercial & Marketing Manager, Dublin GAA said:, “‘Dublin GAA was delighted to work with our hydration partners Ballygowan to arrange a special ‘train with the Dubs’ session for the St Marys U16 girls football team. We wanted this session to be as authentic as possible to how our intercounty teams train so we had Dublin Senior Ladies Coach & former Dublin Footballer Paul Casey lead the session. To assist Paul run the session he had three of our ladies senior footballers, Orlagh Nolan, Jess Tobin and Martha Byrne as well as Paddy Small and Lee Gannon from the men’s senior team.”’
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Pictured are the Dublin GAA trainers with members of St. Mary’s Saggart Ladies
Pic: Credit INPHO/Bryan Keane