FIVE MINUTES WITH… Kealan Dunleavy

Name: Kealan Dunleavy

Age: 18

Occupation: Student


Team: Glenswilly

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around?
Megan Fox would be good craic.

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?
Tir na nÓg.

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on?
Naomh Muire, wild wind down there.

Which character in any film are you most like?
Some say I’m like the Rock.

Any odd items in your kit bag?
Two of everything

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for?
Copper always has something to say

Which team mate has the best looking other half?
There’s a few boys punching.

Who is the worst/best trainer?
Best: Copper. Worst: Jack Gallagher, always complaining

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?
Shaun Wogan.

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus?
Best: Jack Gallagher when he’s not complaining. Worst: Sean Gallagher, he’s never off the phone to that woman.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include?
Best: Cormac Callaghan. Worst: Evan Dunleavy, lives off battered sausages and chips.

Toughest opponent you have faced?
Ciaran Thompson.

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent?
‘Put the foot down like you’re going down the M1 to Dublin to do the shopping for the weekend’ would be up there…

Best manager you’ve ever played under?
I’ve had a few. Colm McFadden would be up there.

Best ever performance?
Buncrana Cup final against Tyrone.

One to forget? Minor final against Cloughaneely

Sporting ambition?
Win a county championship.

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

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team?
In: Brian Fenton. Out: Shane Mc Devitt, he’s always injured anyway.

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