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Quickfire questions with Michael Plunkett


 Quickfire Questions

Name: Michael Plunkett
Club: Ballintubber Age: 22
Occupation: Joe Geraghty’s shooting coach

Pre-match meal?
Chicken, pasta and veg, keep it simple.

Favourite player growing up?
Ciaran McDonald.

Best away day room mate?
Padraic O’Connor, good craic. Might be giving out about team selection though.

Who would headline your house party?
The moose, Jason Gibbons.

First song they would play?
Anything by Garth Brooks. Can’t stop the man singing.

You win the lotto, first thing you would buy?
Would have to go on another two-month holiday I suppose.

Favourite TV show?
Game of Thrones.

Earliest GAA memory growing up?
A community games match in MacHale Park against Castlebar.

Who is the joker in the squad?
Senator Alan Dillon.

Favourite holiday destination?
I don’t know about a holiday but Chicago for two months wasn’t bad.

Most memorable sporting moment?
Winning the Under-21 All-Ireland.

Best player you’ve played alongside?
Mylo Kelly. Gifted.  

Best player you’ve played against?
Ian Burke, Corofin.

Best thing about being a Ballintubber footballer?
Nights out after championship games are always good craic.

Worst thing about being a Ballintubber footballer?
8.30am recovery sessions, way too early, 12pm would suit better.

Interesting fact about yourself?
Believe it or not, I used to play in the forwards

Best advice you ever got?
‘Bigger the game, simpler the football’



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