“Earning back-to-back promotions is no mean feat. Shows us that it can be done.”

Name: ​Shéa Curran.

Age: ​30.

Teams played for: ​Lisnaskea Emmetts, Fermanagh and St John’s, Belfast.

Which opposition ground do you like playing on and why? ​

Breffni Park, Cavan. Very good surface and I just feel comfortable playing on that pitch.

Which opposition ground do you dislike going to and why? ​

Leitrim took us to Ballinamore this year in the league. Soft pitch and the grass was longish. I wouldn’t be a fan if I’m honest!

What team have you enjoyed the most success against? ​

I’d say Cavan of late. The games have been nip and tuck but thankfully we have oame out the right side of those games on more occasions.

Which team have you enjoyed least success against? ​

We were 12 games unbeaten there going into the championship but with the two loses – Tyrone and Donegal – I’d say those would be the two we’ve had least success with.

Which opposition player have you enjoyed marking? ​

Matthew Hynes from Cavan, a good strong hurler. I enjoy trying to get the better of an opponent that is going to provide a difficult day.

Which opposition player have you disliked marking?

​I marked Shane Nolan of Kerry in a u-21 All-Ireland semi-final in Galway. It’s a day I’d rather forget. He is a top drawer player.

Which player would you transfer in from a team you have come up against?

​I’m more than happy with the lads we have available to us!

Which team, apart from your own, do you like to see do well and why? ​

Antrim. I played club hurling up there for around four years or so and enjoyed every bit of it.

What’s the most frustrating defeat you have experienced? ​

Tyrone in the Lory Meagher Cup final in 2012. If I could get that one back I’d give up all my medals.

What’s the most satisfying victory you have experienced? ​

This year’s NHL final against Longford. It is a great feeling to get promoted. We aimed for that this year and got over the line, thank God!

Which team, apart from your own, do you think could be set for big things in the coming years? ​

I think Sligo are going very well as of late. Earning back-to-back promotions is no mean feat. Shows us that it can be done.

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