FIVE MINUTES WITH… Christopher O’Donnell

Name: Christopher O’Donnell

Age: 21

Secondary School teacher


Team: Castlefin Celtic

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around?
George Best

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?
Tinney’s Bar

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on?
The old Ballyraine pitch

Which character in any film are you most like?
The Monk from Mean Machine

Any odd items in your kit bag? Nothing out of the ordinary

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for?
Has to be Ronan Tourish or Corrie


Which team mate has the best looking other half? Tough to say but most of them are definitely punching.

Who is the worst/best trainer? Best would have to be Johnny Doc and worst Micheal Dunnion – always complaining.

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?
Ian Ward and Corrie are always last out of dressing room making sure the hair is right

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus?
Best: Johnny Doherty. Worst: Peter Bryson because you’d have no leg room at all.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include? Best: Noel Doherty. Worst: JP Malley and Raymond Foy love their kebabs

Toughest opponent you have faced? Ronan Curtis

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent? Been a few dodgy ones in the last two years between Kieran Brennan and Paddy Foy

Best manager you’ve ever played under?
Anthony Gorman

Best ever performance?
Against Castlefin two years ago when I played for Convoy.

One to forget?
Kildrum game last year.

Sporting ambition?
Win the league

When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be? Pepe Reina

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team? Micheal Dunnion would be out and I’d take in Van Dijk

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