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Quickfire Questions with Darragh Keaveney


Quickfire Questions

Name: Darragh Keaveney    
Club: Kilmeena Age: 22
Occupation: Shop Assistant

Pre-match meal?

Chicken and rice

Favourite player growing up?
Colm ‘Gooch’ Cooper, such an intelligent player. James ‘Slick’ Keane wouldn’t be far behind him.

Best away day room-mate and why?
Chris Heanue. He put us in stitches laughing in Ennis last year on a team trip – I won’t go into much detail.

Who would headline your houseparty?
Andrew Grealis and Niall Feehan.

First song they would play?
Lord knows because they could play anything.

You win the Lotto, first thing you would buy?
A private jet.

Favourite TV show and why?
Peaky blinders. Big fan of Cillian Murphy.

Earliest GAA memory growing up?
Stopping in Josephine’s Shop in Kilmeena every Sunday morning after training with the U-10s. The good old days.

Who is the joker in the dressing room?
Definitely James Groden. He’s put us all crying laughing at some stage.

Favourite holiday destination and why?
Donegal, particular Rathmullan. The views are just incredible down there.

Most memorable sporting moment?
Winning the league last year with Kilmeena. First bit of silverware for the club in a long time.

Who is the best player you have played against and why?
Eddie Doran from Achill. Had manys a battle with him. Serious defender.

Who is the best player you have played alongside and why?
James Kelly from Belmullet with the County Juniors this year. Powerful man on the ball and a great athlete. Sean Barrett from Kilmeena is one to watch as well.

What’s the best thing about being a Kilmeena footballer?
Playing alongside some of your best friends and the sessions after championship with them.

What’s the worst thing about being a Kilmeena footballer?
Seán Ryder never passing the ball. He’ll deny it and all.

Can you tell us an interesting fact about yourself?
I once played a match in wing back and ended up scoring 1-2 from there.

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Milk, ham and eggs.

Best advice you ever got?
Just enjoy it.

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