Five Minutes With

Five Minutes with Portglenone’s Conall Delargy

Name: Conall Delargy

Age: 24

Occupation: Sales and Marketing @hardybros

Teams played for: Roger Casement’s Portglenone, Sean Stinson’s, Antrim, Michael Cusack’s Sydney

Game you most enjoyed playing in?

Lamh Dhearg in the championship semi final replay this year.

Beating Slaughtneil in Ulster u21 club championship

Game you least enjoyed playing in?

St Gall’s in last year’s championship.

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

Ingleburn in Sydney.

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Toughest training session you’ve every been involved in?

Jude Donnelly’s pressure cookers with Niall McKeever tackling you. Total nightmare

Most inspirational individual you’ve ever met?

Would have to be the legend Bannside

Where do you like to go out to celebrate?

PG1 social club, Pat’s bar or Secret’s nightclub

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

Travelling, beating the brothers and friends at Fifa

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

Tough one. Probably Thor with speed and stamina and good looks.

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

Michael Kelly once he’s allowed out by the women for the tunes and craic. Just loves a bit of techno

Cathal Treanor (cusacks)- unreal with a guitar and a sing song

Which team mate is the worst dancer?

Caolan Tierney- tries ridiculous moves he thinks he can do from watching Tik tok

Which team mate is the loudest in the changing room?

Brian McManus without a doubt

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

Michael Kelly trying to pick up the ball last year against Lamh Dhearg in the league. At least 4/5 attempts

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

Paddy Graffin missing training before championship to go to a baby shower.

Biggest ego?

Michael Hagan

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

Worst – Niall kelly as he never shuts up and talks nothing but rubbish

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

Corey McLaughlin. Lives off Red Bull and bines

Toughest opponent you have played against?

Bobby Magee from Ahoghill. Tough as nails. Or Ricky Johnston Creggan

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

In the face of adversity we will come out feeling like kings”- Owen doc before the St. John’s game in Collaiste Feirste this year.

Best manager you have played for?

Barry Dillon/Owen Doc. They don’t believe in doing hard running without the ball

What frustrates you most about the GAA?

Having no Casement Park and the shambles of having to play championship matches on 3G pitches

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

The GAA community. It’s where you get to meet people, it’s where you make friends, and make memories you will never forget. The social platform it provides for people worldwide is endless and God knows what we would be at with out it.

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