Beggan: “James Mealiff is a machine”

Fabian Beggan gives the inside track on his teammates…

Name: Fabian Beggan.

Age: 25.

Teams played for: Clones, St Pat’s, DCU and Monaghan.

Earliest GAA memory?

Being dropped to my first training at Coyle’s field.

Which team-mate has been the most inspirational and why?

Finty Kelly, he’s been playing and winning with Monaghan for years.

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

Emmo McEntee, never a dull moment.

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

Darragh McDermott, hamstrings are non-existent.

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

Eythan Audley, love to get the better of him.

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

James Mealiff – the man is a machine (when fit).

Best score you’ve seen from a team-mate?

Darren Freeman goal in the 2022 Junior final against Killanny.

What win has your team celebrated the most?

The 2022 Junior final with Clones.

Which team-mate is the best on journeys away?

Cameron Dowd, great tunes.

Which club is the worst for journeys away?


What’s the funniest thing you’ve heard in training or in a match, and who said it?

A lot that cannot be repeated.

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

Eoin McQuaid said he was stuck in traffic in Clones.

Which team-mate is the loudest in the changing room?

I’d say they’d all say me.

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

Sarto Quigley.

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

Darren Freeman.

Which team-mate is the most sensible?

Emmo McEntee.

Who is the smartest of all your team mates?

Andy McCaughey and Rian Kierans.

Who’s the best team mate to celebrate with?

Finty Kelly.

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