Occupation: Student Teacher
Club: Emmet Óg
Favourite Position: Full Forward
Finish the sentence, Michael Quinn is… a chocoholic
What boots do you wear: Nike Tiempos
Favourite thing about playing for Longford: Getting to represent your own county and having an influence on how your county is perceived and leaving it in a better place than when I first started.
All time favourite Longford Footballer: Paul Barden
Biggest influence on your sporting life: Parents. Brought me to every training, match meeting etc growing up.
Advice to young players: Enjoy playing whatever sports you play and take different skills from each to help with your chosen sport. You can never learn enough to improve yourself.
Favourite TV programme: Fr. Ted!!!
Favourite Dinner: Love my food! Anything home cooked, love a good steak.
Tell us something most people would not know about you: That I’m a decent cook if I do say so myself!
2 lies and 1 truth: 1. I’ve never won a man of a match in a final
- I’m a great singer!
- I don’t drink tea…
What do you love about Gaelic Football: The friendships you make throughout your career with players and people from all over the country
What one change would you like made to our game: Interchangeable bench – unlimited subs who can roll on and off throughout the game.
What’s your favourite pre match song: If I lose myself remix – OneRepublic
Which of your team mates is the:
Most craic: Paddy Collum Fastest: Conor Shields
Slowest: There are a few contenders! Most skilful: Francis Mc Gee
Best dress sense: Diarmuid Masterson – knows his stuff
Worst dress sense: Shane Doyle – normally a solid fashion enthusiast but has pulled out some strange ones..!
Hope for the year with Longford: To be consistent in our performances in every game that should help us reach our team goals.
Question from Paddy Collum: If your postal address is the town land of Drumlish (Fr. Manning Gaels Club) why don’t you play for us??? Fun fact for Paddy – I have a Drumlish parish league medal from when I was 10 years old, do you? My address has changed to Bawn Longford a good few years ago (not Drumlish) so Paddy you need to move with the times!
Who do you want to nominate as the next Player to be profiled: Diarmuid Masterson!
What 1 question do you want to ask of Diarmuid: Who is the worst trainer on the Longford panel?