My GAA Life

Perfect Player with Tyrone’s John Lynch

John Lynch (Tyrone)

Perfect player


Which player who you’ve played with or

against had the best onfield intelligence

Noel McGinn

For a bit of craic I’ll say Noel McGinn because he was the one player who was able to keep talking while he was playing. He never shut his mouth. I was too dumb to be doing shit like that.


The most skilful player?

Peter Canavan

No one was as good as Peter Canavan

Scoring ability

Which player that you’ve seen was the best at scoring?

Martin Carlin

Martin Carlin played for Red Hughs and Donegal. They said in his club that there was not a club match that he played in that he didn’t score. He had the sweetest left foot that you have ever seen.


The player you think is the best motivator

Aidan Skelton

Aidan Skelton was our keeper, he was the boy that always kept you going. He never let up, he was always keeping you right. He was always keeping you aware. If you did something good he kept you going.


The strongest player you’ve ever seen

Brian McGilligan

I’ll say two. The first is Pat O’Byrne from Wicklow. A mountain of a man. Him and Brian McGilligan were two man mountains. They were both on that Aussie Rules team. They were unreal

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