Five Minutes With… Greg McCabe

NAME: Greg McCabe

AGE: 24


TEAMS PLAYED FOR: Shane O’Neill’s / Armagh

Game you most enjoyed playing in? Against Fermanagh in the 2018 Division Three league final.

Game you least enjoyed playing in? Against Tipperary in the 2017 national league.

What’s the worst pitch you’ve ever played on? Few dodgy pitches out there.

Toughest training session you’ve ever been involved in? MacRory cup sessions in ‘Old Trafford.’

What’s your preferred brand of gear? Adidas.

Most inspirational individual you’ve ever met? John Kavanagh.

Where do you like to go out to celebrate? Dublin.

What do you like to do when you’re not training/playing? Relax and go for food.

Which team mates (from any club/county) are the first you’d invite on a night out? Too many to name.

Which team mate is the worst dancer? Darren ‘elbows’ McKenna.

Which team mate is the loudest in the changing room? Aaron McKay, you hear him before you see him.

What’s the worst excuse you’ve heard to get out of training and who did it come from? One lad missed training to help his granny buy a new shed, a week later he missed another session to go buy tools to put in the new shed.

Biggest ego? Blaine Hughes.

Worst/best person to sit next to on the team bus? Don’t sit beside any bad person, they all bring the goods.

Worst/best person to share a room with on away days? Rory Grugs, good roommate.

Who has the best diet, and who has the worst, and what do they consist of? Paddy Burns – Doesn’t eat sweets, Darren McKenna – would eat anything.

Toughest opponent you have played against? Have had a couple of tough opponents.

Best quote you have heard from a team mate/opponent/manager? Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work hard!

Best manager you have played for? John Raff.

What frustrates you most about the GAA? Change of rules every year.

What is the best thing about being part of the GAA? Playing with and against the very best players.

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