O’Boyle: “Paul McMullan missed training to go fishing”

Name: Alex O’Boyle.

Age: 26

Teams played for: Glenariffe Oisins, Antrim minors, Cross and Passion College and Armagh.

Earliest GAA memory?

Watching the All-Ireland Hurling final on TV.

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

Johnny McIntosh before he retired, played a couple of years with him and he was different class.

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

Paul Gaffney – leader.

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

Dan McKillop, avoid any tackling with him.

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

Daniel McAuley – talked a good game.

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

Tiarnan Nevin, not long bruised.

What win has your team celebrated the most?

Mageean Cup and All-Ireland wins.

Which team-mate is the best on journeys away?

Sean Watters, he loves talking about United.

Which club is the worst for journeys away?

Anywhere in Belfast midweek.

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

Paul McMullan, going fishing.

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

Fionntan Donnelly.

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

Michael O’Boyle.

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

Oisin O’Hare – a defender who dreams of being a forward.

Which team-mate is the most sensible?

Kieran McKendry.

Who is the smartest of all your team mates?

Jack Leech.

Who’s the best team mate to celebrate with?

Conor Patterson, always a wise night around him.

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