“There is never much fun in being a corner back”

GLEN’S Michael Warnock answers our questions…

Name: Michael Warnock


Teams played for: Glen, St Patrick’s Maghera, Swatragh (hurling), Derry (hurling) and Wexford Boston (hurling).

Who are your main rivals?

Sleacht Néill.

Which opposition ground do you like playing on and why?

I love playing at Ballinascreen, it’s similar to our own.

Which opposition ground do you dislike going to and why?

Banagher because of a roasting I got on it one day!

What team have you enjoyed the most success against?

No team stands out.

Which team have you enjoyed least success against?


Which opposition player have you enjoyed marking?

None. There is is never much fun being a corner back and running after people.

Which opposition player have you disliked marking?

That would have to be Tiarnán Moore for that day in Banagher when I got roasted.

Which player would you transfer in from a team you have come up against?

I’d say Shane Walsh or Paul Mannion.

Which team, apart from your own, do you like to see do well and why?


What’s the most frustrating defeat you have experienced?

Lavey in the 2018 Derry championship semi-final.

What’s the most satisfying victory you have experienced?

Our second county title last year. We were told we’d win none. We won our first and then were told that we’d only win one.

What is the best score you’ve seen from an opponent?

Lavey’s Colm Dillon’s goal in Celtic Park in the B Minor Championship. We were two up with with 30 seconds left and hit a drop kick into the roof of the net.

Which team, apart from your own, do you expect big things of in the coming years?


Best opponent for post-match hospitality?

Dungiven is a great spot for a pint.

Which club, apart from your own, has the most impressive facilities?

It’s difficult to pick one as most clubs in Derry are very similar.

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