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Five minutes with Armagh’s Blaine Hughes

Name: Blaine Hughes
Age: 22
Occupation: Sales Advisor/Student


Teams played for:

Carrickcruppen, Armagh

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

Conor McGregor

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

Anywhere local then could end up in Dublin or Belfast

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

Soccer or Golf

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

A few but the worst is the second pitch in St.Pauls. After coming out of pressure cookers you were covered head to toe in muck

Which character in any film are you most like?

Evan from Superbad lol

Any odd items in your kit bag?

Miraculous Medal

What’s your preferred brand of gear?

Gloves- Reusch
Boots- Adidas

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

Conor White or Aaron Mckay

Which team mate has the best looking other half?

No comment

Who is the worst trainer?

Ryan Owens always complaining about niggles

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

Would have to be Niall Grimley. He thinks he’s Justin Bieber

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

Best – Charlie Vernon always comes out with great stories

Worst- Aaron Mckay. He takes the playstation with him and could be playing fifa up to 5/6 in the morning

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

Niall Grimley is always good to sit beside
Worst: Conor White, with the earphones in you can still hear him

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

Paul Hughes – walking around with sweets and crisps constantly

Toughest opponent you have faced?

Michael Quinlivan

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

OBJ- ‘Motivated of the fear of being Average’

Best manager you’ve ever played under?

Geezer and John Raff

Best ever performance?

All Ireland Qualifiers vs Kildare

One to forget?

All Ireland QF vs Tyrone

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

Stephen Cluxton

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

No one out, in would be Conor McManus and Michael Murphy


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