Five Minutes With

Five minutes with Antrim’s Odhran Eastwood

Name: Odhran Eastwood
Age: 21
Occupation: Student


Teams played for:

St Enda’s, Antrim

Game you most enjoyed playing in?

Last game of the season to get promoted to Division One last year

Game you least enjoyed playing in?

Carlow at home this year

Best pitch you have ever played on?

Casement Park – build it

Toughest training session you’ve every been involved in?

Anything involving tackling

What’s your preferred brand of gear?


Most inspirational individual you have ever met?

Donal Clarke, aka Mad Dog

Where do you like to go out to celebrate?

Thompsons or Beehive

What do you like to do when you are not training/playing?

Bit of basketball or smashing anyone on FIFA

Which team mates (From any club/county) are the first you’d invite on a night out?

Matt Fitzpatrick so he can bring his mate Dwayne as a plus 1

Which team mate is the worst dancer?

Philly Curran loves to jive

Which team mate is the loudest in the changing room?

Conan Lyttle

What’s the funniest thing you’ve seen happen in training/during a match?

Kerrso putting the ball in the top corner with his left foot. Still don’t think it was real

What’s the worst excuse you’ve heard to get out of training and who did it come from?

Jamie Gillen only trains when the wife lets him

Biggest Ego?

Peter Healy. Sigerson this, Sigerson that….

Worst/best person to sit next to on the team bus?

Worst is Niall McKeever just because there’s no room beside the big man

Worst/best person to share a room with on away days?

Kristian Healy – talks crap all night

Who has the best diet, and who has the worst, and what do they consist of? ?

Gerard Crossey. “I haven’t had a carb since 2004”.

Toughest opponent you have played against?

Killian Jennings. Hatchet man

Best or worst quote you have heard from a team mate/opponent/manager?

“Trust the process” – Joel Embiid/Matt Fitzpatrick

Best manager you have played for?

Pat Hughes – legend

What frustrates you most about the GAA?

Current state of Casement Park

What is the best thing about being part of the GAA?

The craic

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