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FIVE MINUTES WITH…Noel Sweeney

Name: Noel Sweeney

Age: 20

Occupation: QS / Student

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Team: Cloughaneely

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around? Tommy Tiernan would be a good laugh

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?
The Loft does a nice pint of Guinness

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on?
Dungloe’s a tough hill to play on.

Which character in any film are you most like?
Superman

Any odd items in your kit bag?
Two teabags. The mother told me it would keep the smell away, it doesn’t.

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for?
Mark Harley

Which team mate has the best looking other half?
Couldn’t pick one they’re all punching.

Who is the worst/best trainer?
Best: Shaun Maguire Worst: Ciaran Scotchys had that bad hammer for a few years now.

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?
That’d have to be Aidan Doohan

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus?
Best: Michael Fitzy Worst: John ‘Wildman’ McFadden.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include?
Best: John Fitzy. Worst: Michael McHugh always munching sweets.

Toughest opponent you have faced?
Naoise O Baoill – Gweedore

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent?
Best one I’ve heard- “It’s time to s*** or get off the pot”

Best manager you’ve ever played under?
Denis Doohan and Murt Collins, helped us sweep up all the Div 2 trophies at minors

Best ever performance?
Too many to name

One to forget?
Reserve championship final 2018

Sporting ambition?
To win the Intermediate Championship this year

When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be?
The Gooch, could never put it between the sticks though.

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team?
Micheal Murphy would be in.

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