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Five minutes with – Cavan’s Sean Johnston

Name: Sean Johnston
Age: 32
Occupation: teacher


Teams played for:

Cavan Gaels, Cavan

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

Tiger Woods to get some tips for Cian Mackey

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

McGinty’s bar

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

Golf course

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

Castlerahan GAA

Which character in any film are you most like?

Ace Ventura

Any odd items in your kit bag?

Everyone else’s training tops

What’s your preferred brand of gear?


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

Cian Mackey with Cavan, Ciaran snout Flynn with club

Which team mate has the best looking other half?

Mmmh probably Killian Clarke, I’m sure one of his are good looking!

Who is the worst trainer?
County – Stephen Murray, club Stephen Murray

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

Has to be Dara McVeety holds the bus up all the time

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

Best –  Joe Dillon, he chats sport all night. The worst is Mossie Corr – snores all night

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

Best – Gearoid McKiernan, he’s very relaxed. Worst is Caoimhin Duncan O’Reilly, just wants to chat about all his women

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

Best is Gearoid, the worst is Cian Mackey by a mile. He has shares in Mc Donalds

Toughest opponent you have faced?

Andy Mallon

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

You looked skinnier in blue!

Best manager you’ve ever played under?

Eamonn Coleman – a legend

Best ever performance?

Paddle tennis final in Spain against Michael Hannon and Dermot Sheridan

One to forget?

The league final last year

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

Peter Canavan

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

No-one I’m completely against a transfer system in the GAA

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