Five Minutes With

Five minutes with Cavan’s Donna English

Name: Donna English 1204262
Age: 27
Occupation: PE and Biology Teacher at St Aidan’s Comprehensive, Cootehill


Teams played for:

Arva/Killeshandra, DCU, Cavan, Ulster

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

Jamie Dornan, Al Porter, The Cavan Ladies and our old DCU College Gang.

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

The victories are seldom these days but the ‘Bull dogs’ is the place to be when Arva win!

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

Giving Out..I am good at that

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

In Cavan – Ballyjamesduff (Castlerahan)

Any odd items in your kit bag?

Masking Tape

What’s your preferred brand of gear?

Boots: Adidas Gloros in Blue
Gloves: Gaelic Performance at the minute

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

Claragh O’Reilly could not be bet with a stick for the Craic over the years

Which team mate has the best looking other half?

Roisin O’Keeffe loves the young Cavan Lads

Who is the worst trainer?

Club – Siobhan Sweeney, the only Ladies Footballer that I know who consistently misses training to ‘fodder and calve a sick cow’ if that’s what it’s called.
Cavan – Bronagh Sheridan, I don’t think I seen her all year….

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

Cavan – Niamh Halton, some woman for tan, fake eyelashes and lip filler, her modelling pics have gone viral, definitely worth a look.

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

Racheal Jordan, One minute you are in a full Blown conversation and then she’s gone, she snores as well. She is looking for a man though and is active on Tinder, Check her out!

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

Best: Grainne Mcglade- ‘3 Goals and Focus’.
Worst: Aoibheann Kiernan because of the tacky dance music she has blaring from her IPhone

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

Best: Ash ‘iifym’ Sheridan, Check it out on Insta!
Worst: Beth Farrelly Magee-Tayto, Tayto, Tayto.

Toughest opponent you have faced?

Rena Buckley Cork

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

Best: Angie McNally DCU ‘Do the simple things brilliantly’.
Worst: ‘Jaysus woman up will ya’ Aidy McGovern Past Cavan Ladies Manager

Best manager you’ve ever played under?

Peter, Colm and Angie at DCU hugely contributed to my development.

Best ever performance?

All Ireland Colleges O’Connor Cup Final 2010 with DCU

One to forget?

Ulster Final this year against Monaghan in Clones

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

Darragh O’Se and Juliet Murphy

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

I wouldn’t get rid of anyone but I would take in Briege Corkery, she would slot in well as a midfield partner.

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