Five minutes with… CJ Molloy

Ardara’s CJ Molloy

Name : CJ Molloy
Age : 28
Occupation : Legal Executive
Team : Ardara

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around?
The Nature Boy Ric Flair… Woooooooooo!
Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory?
The Corner House with Kenny Doc on the piano!
What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on?
That pitch over in Glenties
Which character in any film are you most like?
Simba from The Lion King, as Mufasa said “Remember who you are…”
Any odd items in your kit bag?
Really, really, really big socks… as my President would say HUGE socks…
Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for?
Jimmy O’Connell and Lorcan O’Donnell would be a serious double act
Which team mate has the best looking other half?
After myself I would have to say Johnny Herron is punching well above his weight.


Who is the worst/best trainer?
The best trainer would be Kelvin Slowey and the worst would be the Bish or Big Brendan McNelis
Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?
Conor Classon would be fond of a mirror nosey
Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus?
Best on the bus would be Joe Melly, serious cuddler, and the worst would be Chad!
Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include?
The best diet probably belongs to Kieran Son and the worst would belong to good ol’ JR, the man lives in Taj.
Toughest opponent you have faced?
All the fullbacks and midfielders in Donegal are tough! Declan Gavigan is always tough at training.

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent?
“The ball is the tactics and the man holding her is the tactician!”
Best manager you’ve ever played under?
Adrian Brennan
Best ever performance?
I am sure Google could help with this one
One to forget?
The two collapses in Dungloe the last few years and the hammering in Gweedore this year comes to mind…
Sporting ambition?
To play for Donegal and win a championship with Ardara.
If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team?
I’d bring Peter Oliver back from New York and I’d send a few of the young boys over just so they got the travel bug out of their system!

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