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Five minutes with Cavan’s Caoimhin O’Reilly

Name: Caoimhin O’Reilly
Age: 21
Occupation: Student

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Teams played for:

Butlersbridge, Cavan and D.I.T

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

Jen Selter

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

The Imperial in Cavan town

If you weren’t playing GAA what would you be at?

Professional golfer

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

Belturbet easily!

Which character in any film are you most like?

Joey out of Friends

Any odd items in your kit bag?

No none

What’s your preferred brand of gear?

Adidas
Atak gloves

Who’s the biggest joker in the teams you play for?

With the club Killian Leddy, he’s always buzzing about. With Cavan it would have to be Killian “the Gunner” Brady. You wouldn’t think the man is nearly 30!!

Which team mate has the best looking other half?

Would have been Matthew McKenna until she got rid of him.

Who is the worst trainer?

Ryan Connolly, always pulls out of the hard running drills! With the Bridge Shane O’Rourke, the man is a coward!

Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room?

Cian Mackey. The worst dressed man you’ll ever see and loves fixing his hair (the little bit he has left). Ciaran “the Holla” Brady is a bit of a shaper aswell.

Who’s the best/worst person to share a room with on away trips?

The best would have to be Dara Mcveety, not much craic and you would get a good night sleep! The worst is definitely Killian Clarke, he never stops going on about the girls he writes to on Tinder!

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus?

Best has to be Conor Madden and worst is David Philips. There is always something wrong with him!

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

Best is David Brady, his Mam cooks everything for him!! Worst by a country mile is Seanie Johnston he has put on an awful belly! He’s fond of a take away.

Toughest opponent you have faced?

Niall Murray or Fergal Flanagan, either of them will never give you much space.

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

“Do the simple things well” – Mattie McGleenan

Best manager you’ve ever played under?

Peter Reilly and late Joe McCarthy.
Joe was a footballing genius.

Best ever performance?

School boys final in 2007

One to forget?

Last year against Donegal in the under 21 semi final.

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

Brian Dooher of Tyrone

If there was a transfer market who’d be in and who’d be out of the team?

For Butlersbridge I’d be bringing in Gearoid McKiernan because he’s living in the Bridge. For Cavan I wouldn’t be getting rid of anyone and I would bring in Diarmuid Connolly.

The Donegalman explains why Cavan will be tense on Sunday.

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