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Teammates: Cavan’s Jack Wharton

Name: Jack Wharton.

Age: 25.

Teams played for:

Cornafean, Cavan and Athlone IT.

Which team mate has been the most inspirational and why?

Oisin Kiernan, from playing with him with the Cavan team and seeing how he bounced back from his battle with cancer.

Who’s the best team mate to train with and why?

Dan and Andrew, my two brothers. It’s always tight competition between us!

Which team mate is the worst to train with and why?

Conor Sheridan this year. I thought I was fit going back into training.

Which team mate do you want to mark in training and why?

I always get the better of Jason Miney. (I might regret this one!)

Which team mate do you dread marking in training and why?

Dean Kilkenny is every man’s worst nightmare.

Which team mate is the best on journeys away?

James Farrelly (Kingscourt) is the man I’ll always remember. Non-stop craic.

What’s the worst excuse you’ve heard to get out of training?

One lad couldn’t train or play with sunburn. I’ll save him the shame.

Which team mate is the loudest in the changing room?

Winnie Johnston, but it’s generally all good craic.

Which team mate would you want standing over a last-second penalty?

Barry Doyle even though I’ve seen him miss one.

Which team mate would you never want to see hitting a last-second penalty?

David Egan would probably try a Panenka.

Which team mate is the most sensible?

Probably ‘Taz’ now. How times have changed.

Who is the smartest of all your team mates?

I’d say our definitions of smart probably differ. The pitch and the classroom are a different place.

Who’s the best team mate to celebrate with?

Jason Miney. He loves the ball and loves the beer.

 

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