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Five minutes with Donegal’s Stephen McBrearty

Name: Stephen McBrearty
Age: 21


Teams played for:

Kilcar, Donegal U21s,Donegal

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

Conor McGregor for definite would draw big attention and knows how to party. Then probably Kylie and Kendal Jenner for the afterparty.

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

With Kilcar, John Joes’ pub and Donegal, Donegal town usually!

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

Soccer or Boxing

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

Dungloe.. think everyone in Donegal agrees with this one

Which character in any film are you most like?

Tommy Riordan from the film Warrior

Any odd items in your kit bag?


What’s your preferred brand of gear?

Nike..I’m a big Air Jordan man

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

Kilcar- Mark Sweeney, never a dull moment. Donegal- Kieran Gillespie, puts in great pics into Whatsapp groups

Which team mate has the best looking other half?

No comment, this could cause a row

Who is the worst trainer?

Kilcar – Eoin McHugh (never trains)
Donegal – again Eoin McHugh

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

Kilcar – Matthew and Andrew McClean always fixing each other’s hair
Donegal- Jason McGee

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

Best- Niall O’Donnell always ready and focused! Worst- Michael Carroll

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

Worst – Cormac Cannon for Kilcar loves a McDonald’s before games
Best – Peter Boyle..always hydrated

Toughest opponent you have faced?

Conor Morrisson

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

“Tuck in the jerseys”- Paddy Carr U12 Manager

Best manager you’ve ever played under?

Declan Bonner

Best ever performance?

2014 All Ireland minor semi final

One to forget?

County final 2016 Vs Glenswilly

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

Kevin Cassidy or Paul Galvin

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

Diarmuid Connolly and Lee Keegan for definite..two of the best in today’s game


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