FIVE MINUTES WITH… Darragh Russell

Name: Darragh Russell

Age: 22

Occupation: Quantity Surveyor


Team: Termon GAA

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

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory? The Lagoon

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on? The Bridge Dunfanaghy

Which character in any film are you most like? Brian O’Conner, Fast and Furious.

Any odd items in your kit bag? Lucky Jersey,

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for? Caolan Gallagher never a dull moment with him.


Which team mate has the best looking other half? Not sure a few men definitely punching above their weight.

Who is the worst/best trainer? Best – Oisin Cassidy. Worst – James McSharry.

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room? Has to be Emmett Maguire

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus? Best – Conor Cassidy. Worst – Shane Callaghan.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include? Best – Ricky Gallagher (Woman always has something made for him). Worst – Definitely myself.

Toughest opponent you have faced? Eddie O’ Reilly.

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent? Best – Put the shoulder to the wheel.

Best manager you’ve ever played under? Steve McElwaine.

Best ever performance? Malin in championship last year.

One to forget? Kilcar in the league last year.

Sporting ambition? Win a senior championship with Termon.

When you were playing in the back garden, who did you pretend to be? Manuel Neuer

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team? Out – James McSharry. In – Ryan McHugh.

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