Five minutes with… Frankie McBrearty

Raphoe Town's Frankie McBrearty

Raphoe Town’s Frankie McBrearty

Name: Frankie McBrearty

Age: 26


Occupation: Bar man

Team: Raphoe Town

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around?
The legend Roy Keane!

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

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on?
Convoy’s old pitch with the hill.

Which character in any film are you most like?
Willy Wonka (I love chocolate) ha.

Any odd items in your kit bag?

Toilet roll (you never know).

What’s your preferred brand of gear?


Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for?
Tommy McBride.. Having Shane Dolan as a brother-in-law has rubbed off on him!

Which team mate has the best looking other half?

Can’t answer that my other half would kill me.

Who is the worst trainer?

Mark Bogle


Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?
Half a head Christy Bogle!

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the bus?
Only on the bus once this year and sat beside Tommy McBride, so sorry Tommy ha!

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include?

Mark Bogle (beer and more beer).

Toughest opponent you have faced?

Gerry Gill can go left foot or right just as easy.

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent?

Mickey Duffy has come out with so many on the sideline when playing Rovers I couldn’t pick!!

Best manager you’ve ever played under?

Micky Barr when I was in the Derry and District team..

Best ever performance?

In the Foyle Cup U16 against Armineia Bielefeld.

One to forget?

Well we lost the final of that Foyle Cup on penalties so has to be that.

Sporting ambition?
For this year is for Raphoe to have a late surge for the promotion play-off!

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

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team?
Wouldn’t get rid of anyone but I would sign (David) Shovlin if I could!

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