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Five minutes with Tyrone’s Lee Brennan

Name: Lee Brennan
Age: 21
Occupation: Student


Teams played for:

Trillick, Tyrone, UUJ

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


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

Anywhere in Trillick, then on to Sally’s or McAleer’s

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

Soccer or singing

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

The wee pitch in Trillick in the winter months. Can’t wear anything white or new because ye would only have to throw it in the bin after training

Which character in any film are you most like?

Troy Bolton, loves playing sport and loves music.

Any odd items in your kit bag?

No, wouldn’t have much room for any.

What’s your preferred brand of gear?

Boots – Adidas
Gloves – Murphys

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

Blue and Jib for the club, and Lizard is trying to take over from Big Joe.

Which team mate has the best looking other half?

Petey Harte

Who is the worst trainer?

Harry or Colly, two brilliant footballers, but didn’t see them too often on a Tuesday or Thursday

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

Tee Mac or Dazzler

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

Would nearly always room with Niall Morgan, always making ye laugh and good at settling the nerves.

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

Best – Pete Donnelly
Worst – Skeet, hyper 24/7, I wouldn’t sit beside him if I wanted to sleep.

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

Best would be Mattie and Richie, anything that’s good for ye they eat. Worst would be Morgan, always has sweets on him.

Toughest opponent you have faced?

Niall Keenan or Barry Kerr, hate marking McCarron in training also

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

Best, Nigel Seaney – ‘Finish with a bitta class brothers’.

Best manager you’ve ever played under?

Nigel Seaney, Mickey Harte and Dom Corrigan, three very different styles but all bring out the best in you.

Best ever performance?

3-14 against Strabane

One to forget?

Omagh this year in the championship semi

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

Peter Canavan/Stevie O’Neill /Owen Mulligan, pinging the ball off the gable with both feet and dummying flat out.

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

No-one would be out but I’d love to play with Diarmuid Connolly or Conor McManus.


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