Name: Conor Cannon

Age: 20

Occupation: Student


Team: Naomh Muire

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around? Muhammad Ali, Michael Jordan and Steve Deleonardis.

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory? The only right answer is Sharkey’s bar.

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on? Naomh Ultan’s pitch. The place was like a swamp.

Which character in any film are you most like? Peter Parker, Spiderman 1.

Any odd items in your kit bag? A pair of scissors, it’s been in there for years but comes in handy every now and then.

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for? Hugh Sweeney always has a smart answer lined up.


Which team mate has the best looking other half? I’d be in trouble if I didn’t say myself.

Who is the worst/best trainer? Worst Cian Boyle, hates the sight of running. Best Fintan Doherty, never stops.

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room? Danny Ward, absolutely loves himself.

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus? Best: Dominic Boyle, keeps to himself. Worst: Michael Greene, wouldn’t give you a second to sleep.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include? Worst: Joey Gillespie, Kebabs for dinner and breakfast. Best probably Myself, always have my pre-cooked meals with me.

Toughest opponent you have faced? Richard O’Rourke at minors.

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent? ‘Don’t give your man a sniff.”

Best manager you’ve ever played under? Owenie McGarvey, got the best out of the team.

Best ever performance? Minor league semi v MacCumhaill’s.

One to forget? Regional league v Red Hughs, nothing went my way.

Sporting ambition? Win an Intermediate title 100%.

When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be? Odd one but Scott Brown, iconic player.

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team? Out – Mairtín Mannion, the man’s always injured. In – Brian Fenton, speaks for itself.

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