Player Focus #14

November 8, 2018


Sarah Moloney

Date of Birth?





Approximately 8stone..ish, give or take a few stones!!

Notable Sporting Achievements?

All-Ireland post primary schools junior ‘A’ medal followed by an All-Ireland basketball medal.

Toughest Opponent?

Noirin Kirwin

Favourite Ground?

O’Moore Park


Gaelic, basketball, swimming.

Favourite Position?

Centre forward

Favourite Players?

Sean Kavanagh and Darragh O’Se

Childhood Hereos?

Dessie Dolan and Alan Mangan for obvious reasons.

Influences On Your Career?

Probably my family and my close friends.

The High Point Of Your Career To Date?

Winning the All-Ireland.

Biggest Disappointment?

Losing in the Leinster championship two years ago to Foxrock.

Sporting Ambition?

To one day play with a winning Offaly side, I strongly emphasis winning!!

Players With A Promising Future?

Kym Furey, Peter McNamara, and I must mention the two young Moloney boys, David and Andrew.

Ways Of Improving The Game?

In Edenderry? Improving the attitude of all the players.

Dislikes About The GAA?

I actually don’t have too many.

Do You HaveAny Relatives Involved In Gaelic Games?

Yes, I’ve four brother heavily involved. Pat is on a break from football at the moment, the success of an All-Ireland medal with Knockbeg went straight to his head!! Dan (check out player focus #3 – cringe worthy!!) is fancying himself as a fine contributor to the senior Edenderry team this present year. David and Andrew are part of the army of future stars in Offaly. Finally I have two uncles involved, Luke Dempsey is proud manager of the Carlow football team and John Conran is former manager of Wexford hurling team.

Best Game Seen?

Edenderry u10 county final 2007.

Best Game Played In?

I guess the All Ireland Final.

Best Goal Ever Seen Scored?

Every goal I have seen Sinead Taylor seems to have topped her previous goal.

Funniest Team Mate?

Oh there’s a few. Mairead, Deirdre the list could go on.

Hardest / Toughest Team Mate?

Sandra Blong

If You Could Buy One Player To Play For Edenderry, Who Would It Be?

Colm Cooper wouldn’t be a bad investment for us ladies.

Person You Would Most Like To Meet?

Hugh Jackman

Favourite Personal Saying Or Term Of Abuse?

‘Ah will you lay off me will ya’!!

Pet Hates?

Ignorance and bitterness in people.

Favourite Music?

Varies from Kings of Leon to Taylor Swift.

Favourite Film?

Tearjerkers like ‘A Walk to Remember’ or ‘The Notebook’

Ideal Date?

No such thing.

Nominate The World’s Laziest Person?

Toss up between the four brothers!

Most Embarrassing Moment?

Endless amount of ones in the county final last year against Rhode.

What Would You Do If You Won The Lotto?

Donate 99 percent of it to Edenderry GAA!!!

And Finally, How Would You Like To Be Remembered?

As that supermodel that started on the Edenderry Ladies team. I don’t think it’s going to happen though!

Next Friday, October 16th, our Player Focus will continue with Edenderry Footballer Colm Cummins.