LSL Division 3
Favourite tv show ?
Friday Night Lights. It's about a community based American football team and a great sports based show.
Favourite movie ?
That's a tough one. I generally love anything Clint Eastwood directs like Million Dollar Baby, Mystic River but the last film of his I really liked was Gran Torino.
Favourite music ?
Iv'e recently been listening to Oasis back catalogue, so I suppose if after 20 odd years you are still listening to something it must be good.
Best dancer ?
Graham Hughes likes to think he can throw a shape or two or so I'm told.
A Place you would like most to visit ?
I've yet to visit South America or Africa so literally anywhere on those continents. It's good to make an adventure out of travelling.
Best place you have been ?
I try to go to San Francisco every year as it's a city I love and I have plenty of friends over there.
Your favourite ever game ?
It's not football but the best game I was ever at was the Dublin v Kerry All Ireland final in 2011. It's something I will remember forever.
Best player you shared a pitch with ?
When I lived in Australia I played for Sydney University, we had a player called Craig Foster who had played for Portsmouth and Crystal Palace in the Premier League. He also had over 2o Australian International caps.
Funniest team mate ?
Too many, mostly from excuses I hear from grown men when I am trying to collect subs. I've no money, I forgot my wallet and then running to Spar buying a chicken fillet role and a bottle of Lucozade. The gaffer himself Mark Spanky Somers is a character to say the least.
Biggest moaner ?
Jake Gordon. In fairness he's calmed down lately. He would call it passion.
Best advice you ever received ?
As a defender make sure the first 1o minutes of a game is your best. Don't let the lad you are marking settle into the game and crush his confidence.
Best dressed team mate ?
James Sheridan, would like to consider himself flash.
Person you most admire ?
It's hard to narrow it down to any one person, but I think you see it in St.Mochta's and around the country, there are thousands of people that volunteer and give up their free time to coach and train children. Each and every one of them is an inspiration in their own right.
If you could be a spectator at one sporting event in history what would it be ?
Champions league final in 1999. I don't think I need to say any more.
What's the funniest moment you've seen in football ?
I went up for a header at a corner and came down studs first on the Referees knee who was standing beside me. The game was stopped for 10 minutes and I received a fake yellow card.
Most treasured possessions ?
At my 21st many years ago, I got a signed jersey from the lads I was playing with and had played with throughout my schoolboy years. Some are still team mates.
What aspect of the club do you like ?
The sense of community. I am with the club 7 years or so now and a lot has changed for the better. In that time we have established ourselves as a very important part of Dublin 15. The Mochta's crest when worn is recognized and respected now not only in the local area but also further. There is genuine excitement in how the club is progressing on and off the field.
If you could invite any five people to dinner who would they be ?
Roy Keane, Alex Ferguson, Mick McCarthy, Jack Dee to lighten the mood and James Sheridan as he is always good for blagging a discount. Apparently I owe him a few pints.
The greatest ever player ?
It's probably Cristiano Ronaldo at this stage.
Desert island companion ?
If there is only one, I suppose I'd better go with Jennifer Lawrance. She seems like a lovely girl to chat away too...