A Minute With… Ciaran Donaghey

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

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