“We got pizza and beer in Rossa”

Name: Ronan Blair.

Age: 22.

Teams played for:
Portaferry and Down.

Who are your main rivals?
Ballycran and Ballygalget.

Which opposition ground do you like playing on and why?
Ballygalget, big pitch to get lots of free time.

Which opposition ground do you dislike going to and why?
Ballycran, tiny pitch and always raining.

What team have you enjoyed the most success against?

Which team have you enjoyed least success against?

Which opposition player have you enjoyed marking?
Phelim Savage, always good for a conversation.

Which opposition player have you disliked marking?
‘Mutley’ Hughes.

Which player would you transfer in from a team you have come up against?
Phelim Savage, just for his craic alone.

Which team, apart from your own, do you like to see do well and why?
No other Down club as that means Portaferry haven’t won.

What’s the most frustrating defeat you have experienced?
2018 championship final against Ballycran.

What’s the most satisfying victory you have experienced?
2020, winning the championship against Ballycran.

What is the best score you’ve seen from an opponent?
Caolan Coulter, 100 yards out on the wing in Ballygalget.

Which team, apart from your own, do you expect big things of in the coming years?
East Belfast.

Best opponent for post-match hospitality?
Rossa this year, beer and pizza after the match.

Which club, apart from your own, has the most impressive facilities?

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