We continue our ‘A Minute With’ series this week with Under 21 Player and Youth Coach Ciaran Donaghey. Ciaran was a member of our recent winning Under 16 League and Reserve Championship teams and in this interview shares his aim for the 2018 season, his biggest sporting hero and the young player he believes you should look out for in the future.
Name: Ciaran Donaghey
Age: 19 going on 9
Favourite Position: Midfield
Favourite Pitch: St Pat’s Park
Hobbies: being a full time Coffee Consumer
Biggest Sporting Hero: Conor Gormley
Best Player you have played with: Oran Donaghy – Man doesn’t know the definition of fear!
Best Player you have played against: Eamon McGee (Donegal)
Best Match Played In: Junior Championship First Round v Newtownstewart 2016
Highlight of your playing career: Winning Under 16 League title
Any Superstitions?: Say nothing in changing room before a game
Favourite Song: All the Starz- Kendrick Lamar
Favourite Film: My All American
Favourite Sport (other than GAA): Rugby
Most important skill: Scoring – its how you win matches
Biggest strength in your game: Ability to read the game
Best Advice to Younger Players: Listen to your coaches as they’ve give their time for you! Repay them in time.
Young Club Player to look out for in the future: Ronan Maguire
Your goal for the 2018 season: Win the Junior Championship