Conor Sheils (left) in action for Downings

Name: Connor Sheils

Age: 23


Occupation: Benefits Rep at Optum

Team: Clg Na Dunaibh

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around? I think Mo Salah would be getting the shout at the minute

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?
Straight to the Beach Hotel for pints and pool!

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on?
Portsalon when it was wet.

Which character in any film are you most like?
Frank Drebin – Naked Gun

Any odd items in your kit bag?
I have a pair of ‘keeper gloves just in case I ever get the shout.


Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for?
Dale McFadden is always up to some kind of badness

Which team mate has the best looking other half? Snowy’s new woman Gabby isn’t bad.

Who is the worst/best trainer?
Hugo Davis’ shooting is the worst – only happens in training thankfully.

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room? Eamonn Kelly likes to do some flexing before a game.

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus? Kevin Doherty, he’s always trying to convince you to go on the beer.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include?
John McGroddy’s summer diet of strictly ice cream has to be the best. Oisin Boyce would be known to enjoy a takeaway from time to time.

Toughest opponent you have faced?
Marty O’Reilly, MacCumhaill’s

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent?
I remember Danny McGroddy telling us how hungry Steven Toye was and that it was up to us to feed him!

Best manager you’ve ever played under? John Byrne

Best ever performance?
Probably a good few years back in a minor game against Fanad

One to forget? There’s been a few..

Sporting ambition?
Win the Intermediate Championship.

When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be? Ben McNutt

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team? I’d probably get rid of McGinty cause he seems to prefer the soccer. If possible I’d bring John Byrne out of retirement, if not I’d have to settle with Neil McGee.


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