Five minutes with… Michael McDevitt

Kerrykeel '71's Michael McDevitt

Kerrykeel ’71’s Michael McDevitt

Name: Michael McDevitt

Age: 22


Occupation: Scuba Diver

Team: Kerrykeel 71

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around? Dan Bilzerian the hero!

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?
McGinley’s Kerrykeel, The Cavern and the Pulse.

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on? Old Rathmullan pitch.

Which character in any film are you most like?
Maximus Decimus Meridius (Gladiator).

Any odd items in your kit bag? Not that I can think on.

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for?
Niall Doc.

Which team mate has the best looking other half?
Have to give it to Brian McBride.

Who is the worst trainer?
Shaun Callaghan without a shadow of a doubt.

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?
Mylie McBride.

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus? Never get a bus!

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include
? Shaun Callaghan has by far the worst, I think it’s called the pizza diet, and don’t know who would be best.

Toughest opponent you have faced?
Gary Merritt was always very tough to play against back in the u16 days.

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent?
Brian McVeigh – “get up and lie down.”

Best manager you’ve ever played under?
Fergus McAteer.

Best ever performance?
For Fanad Youths against Bonagee.

One to forget
? Against Bonagee in Rab’s Park a few years ago, got sent off.

Sporting ambition?
Win the league at some stage with the ’71.

When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be?
Paul Scholes.

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team? Couldn’t afford to get rid of anyone this season but I’d like to sign Brian McVeigh.


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