Five Minutes With

Five minutes with – Tyrone’s Kyle Coney

Name: Kyle Coney

Teams played for: Tyrone, Ardboe

Game you most enjoyed playing in?

Ardboe v Trillick senior championship match in 2018. Didn’t realise we won. I thought it was a draw.

Game you least enjoyed playing in?

Tyrone v Dublin Super 8s 2019. Knew I wouldn’t be playing the following week

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


Toughest training session you’ve every been involved in?

Paul McKeown’s warm ups would test you.

What’s your preferred brand of gear?

Anything free. Adidas/Murphy’s

Most inspirational individual you’ve ever met?

Paul O’Connell

Where do you like to go out to celebrate?

Forbes. Ronan McNamee and Cathal McShane are both barred for buying no drink.

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

Tweeting about how Liverpool will never win the league

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

Sheldon Cooper. Full of brains

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

Darren McCurry. Sure of a lift as he doesn’t drink.

Which team mate is the worst dancer

100% Ryan Coleman. Thinks he can jive.

Which team mate is the loudest in the changing room?

Donovan Coyle

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

I saw Michael O’Neill score once. Rare stuff

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

Gavin Teague said he had to make his granda dinner.

Biggest ego?

Egos are left at the door

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

Whoever played ‘Come out you Black and Tans’

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

Richard Donnelly and those horrible feet

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

David Mulgrew, like a young Gordon Ramsey. Shay McGuigan, lives in McDonalds

Toughest opponent you have played against?

Keith Higgins

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

Brian McGuckin once said ‘kick it in to Paddy McNeice because he was shite hot’. Whatever that meant.

Best manager you have played for?

Raymond Munroe

What frustrates you most about the GAA?

People complaining about penalties

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

Winning!! No seriously, that sense of community family it brings. You see it when people have tough times. The GAA people always pull together.

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