Five minutes with Mark McDevitt of Naomh Conaill

Name: Mark McDevitt

Age: 18

Occupation: Greenkeeper


Team: Naomh Conaill

If you were throwing a party and you could invite anyone in the world, dead or alive, who would you ask around? Alan from The Hangover

Where do you like to go out to celebrate after a big victory? Leo’s or Roddy’s.

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on? Dungloe

Which character in any film are you most like? Adam Sandler in ‘Waterboy’.

Any odd items in your kit bag? Nothing.

Who’s the biggest joker in the team you play for? Hughie Gallagher is always at something.


Who is the worst/best trainer? Best trainer would be John O’Malley and worst would have to be Tony Thompson he doesn’t like the cold, wet nights.

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room? John O’Malley likes to keep his hair looking sharp.

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus? Best would be Odhran Doherty he keeps the headphones on so there’s good peace and worst would be Ethan O’Donnell – he stinks the whole bus.

Who has the best and who has the worst diet on the team, and what does it include? Best would be Seamus Corcoran. His Whoop tells him what to eat and worst has to be Ethan O’Donnell. He enjoys his sweets when he’s stuck to the Playstation chair.

Toughest opponent you have faced? Ultan Doherty any night at training is always a tough test.

Best or worst quote you’ve heard, either from a manager, player, opponent? Connie Doherty “€200 pair of boots and you still can’t put the ball over the bar.”

Best manager you’ve ever played under? Martin Regan.

Best ever performance? Eunan’s in the league.

One to forget? Minor final this year

Sporting ambition? Keeping playing senior football and win more championships.

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

If you were in charge of transfers, who’d be in and who’d be out of the team? Send Jordan O’Donnell back to where he came from I wouldn’t take anyone in.

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