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FIVE MINUTES WITH…Jamie Murray

Name: Jamie Murray

Age: 17

Occupation:
College student

Team: Cappry Rovers

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around?
Beetle juice (idol).

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?
Finn Valley Centre for the celebrations.

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on?
Didn’t play on any really bad pitches…all of good enough standard.

Which character in any film are you most like?
That person isn’t lucky enough to exist.

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for?
Darren McGowan 100%, always messing about.

Which team mate has the best looking other half?
Not being biased but my own is the best.

Who is the worst/best trainer?
Best = Brendan McLaughlin. Worst = Sean McBride

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?
Definitely ‘Chucky’ (Alan Gethins) fixing his hair before kick-off.

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus?
We don’t do team buses.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include?
Best diet = myself full of healthy foods. Worst diet = Darren O’Leary.

Toughest opponent you have faced?
Mark Henry from Greencastle

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent?
Paddy McNulty (Waxy) telling me to run into the corner when I was clean through in game away in Carlow in the FAI cup last year…there was 20 minutes left.

Best manager you’ve ever played under?
I’ve played under too many quality managers to decide that.

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Best ever performance? Cup Final against Drumkeen at U16 three years ago…played them off the park.

One to forget?
Two years ago against Ballybofey United in Brian McCormick cup..bad game for me but made up for it the following year.

Sporting ambition?
Play to my full potential at a high level.

When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be? Messi because he’s the best player on the planet.

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team?
Cathal McShane (very good in the games he played for us) back in and no one out because we’re as strong as we’ve ever been.

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