Extra Time

Five minutes with Cavan’s Killian Brady

Name: Killian Brady

Age: 28

Occupation: Garda

Teams played for: Mullahoran GFC, St.Pats College Cavan, Cavan, Sligo IT, Jordanstown.

Game you most enjoyed playing in?

Ulster Club Intermediate semi-final 2018, the game was decided by free kicks after two periods of extra time

Game you least enjoyed playing in?

Club Relegation final 2017, a dark day

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

Can’t remember the name of the pitch but we played Wexford in a league game back in 2014 when Wexford Park was closed, one of the worst ever

Toughest training session you’ve every been involved in?

Any day you do a bronco is a bad one

What’s your preferred brand of gear?

Atak gloves, Adidas boots

Most inspirational individual you’ve ever met?

Paul Brady, five time world handball champion, the GOAT

Where do you like to go out to celebrate?

Generally keep it local

What do you like to do when you are not training/playing?

I enjoy working on the farm at home

Which character in any film/tv show are you most like?

I’ve been called Arthur Shelby on a couple of occasions

Which team mates (From any club/county) are the first you’d invite on a night out?

James Morris with the guitar

Dara McVeety because according to himself he’s great craic, and Marty “the shirt” Reilly

Which team mate is the worst dancer?

Caoimhin O Reilly hasn’t a clue

Which team mate is the loudest in the changing room?

Cian Mackey always has something to say

What’s the funniest thing you’ve seen happen in training/during a match?

The wee Jack Russell running on to the pitch versus Monaghan this year

What’s the worst excuse you’ve heard to get out of training and who did it come from?

I’ve heard lots but the students using studying as an excuse is well up there, the same lads end up with repeats every year  

Biggest ego?

Caoimhin O Reilly

Worst/best person to sit next to on the team bus?

Worst is Oisin Pierson

Best G Mc

Worst/best person to share a room with on away days?

Marty Reilly, lights out at 10

Cian Mackey, try sleeping with this lad yapping all night

Who has the best diet, and who has the worst, and what do they consist of?

Not sure about best but Cian Mackey is a devil for a can of Coke and bag of Doritos

Toughest opponent you have played against?

Dara McVeety

Best or worst quote you have heard from a team mate/opponent/manager?

Sean Pierson – “Back slappers become back stabbers”

Best manager you have played for?

Danny Brady, Mullahoran

What frustrates you most about the GAA?

How fickle people can be sometimes, no one goes out to play poorly

What is the best thing about being part of the GAA?

Seeing the joy people get from their team winning