Thursday, September 23

Kennedy Cup 2021 Player Profiles

Kennedy Cup 2021 Player Profiles

Name: Billy O’Gorman
Club: NCW Town
Position: Defensive Midfield or Centre Back
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Steven Gerrard
Favourite Desmond League ground: Woodfield, NCW
Biggest Influences on your career: My dad

Name: Aaron Deane
Club: Granagh Utd
Position: Goalkeeper
Favourite Team: Man Utd
Favourite Player: Manuel Neuer
Favourite Desmond League ground: Granagh Utd
Biggest Influences on your career: My Dad

Name: Adam Collins
Club: Abbeyfeale Utd
Position: Goalkeeper
Favourite Team: Chelsea
Favourite Player: Eden Hazard
Favourite Desmond League ground: Ballingarry AFC
Biggest Influences on your career: My older brother Liam Collins

Name: Alan Kiely
Club: AK Utd
Position: Goalkeeper
Favourite Team: Chelsea
Favourite Player: Jan Oblak
Favourite Desmond League ground: Woodfield, NCW. Because it is sandbased, level and well maintained.
Biggest Influences on your career: AK Utd coaches, Desmond coaches and all my family, particularly my parents.

Name: Adam O Kelly
Club: Broadford Utd
Position: Left Midfield
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Neymar Jr
Favourite Desmond League ground: Cove Park, Broadford
Biggest Influences on your career: My Coaches and Parents

Name: Cathal Markham
Club: Ballingarry AFC
Position: Centre Midfield
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Kevin De Bruyne
Favourite Desmond League ground: The Paddocks, Ballingarry
Biggest Influences on your career: My coaches

Name: Cian Beirne
Club: NCW Town
Position: Midfield
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Jordan Henderson
Favourite Desmond League ground: Woodfield, NCW
Biggest Influences on your career: Kieran Shanahan

Name: Cian Costelloe
Club: Rathkeale AFC
Position: Centre Back
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Andy Robertson
Favourite Desmond League ground: Holycross, Rathkeale
Biggest Influences on your career: My Family

Name: Cillian McMahon
Club: Ballingarry AFC
Position: Defence/Midfield
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Lionel Messi
Favourite Desmond League ground: The Paddocks, Ballingarry
Biggest Influences on your career: My Parents

Name: Dan Cullen
Club: NCW Town
Position: Left Wing/Striker
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Alfonso Davies
Favourite Desmond League ground: Woodfield, NCW
Biggest Influences on your career: My dad and Kieran Shanahan

Name: Darragh O Carroll
Club: Granagh Utd
Position: Defensive Midfield
Favourite Team: Spurs
Favourite Player: N’Golo Kante
Favourite Desmond League ground: Cove Park, Broadford
Biggest Influences on your career: Granagh Utd coaches

Name: Donnadh Daly
Club: GB Rovers
Position: Striker
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Mo Salah
Favourite Desmond League ground: Glin Rovers
Biggest Influences on your career: John McNamara

Name: Dylan Browne
Club: NCW Town
Position: Right Back
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Trent Alexander Arnold
Favourite Desmond League ground: Clounreask, Askeaton
Biggest Influences on your career: My Parents

Name: Ewan Murray
Club: Ballingarry AFC
Position: Attacking Midfielder
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Trent Alexander Arnold
Favourite Desmond League ground: Woodfield, NCW
Biggest Influences on your career: My dad who used to train us at Shountrade AFC until recently

Name: Fionn McNamara
Club: GB Rovers
Position: Midfield
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Phillipe Coutinho
Favourite Desmond League ground: Glin Rovers
Biggest Influences on your career: My father

Name: Finn O’Gorman
Club: AK Utd
Position: Centre Midfield
Favourite Team: Chelsea
Favourite Player: Lionel Messi
Favourite Desmond League ground: Woodfield, NCW
Biggest Influences on your career: David Downes and my parents

Name: Gary Donegan
Club: Feenagh AFC
Position: Striker, Right Wing
Favourite Team: Man Utd
Favourite Player: Paul Pogba
Favourite Desmond League ground: Feenagh AFC
Biggest Influences on your career: My parents and my brother Bobby

Name: Jack McMahon
Club: Ballingarry AFC
Position: Striker
Favourite Team: Man Utd
Favourite Player: Marcus Rashford
Favourite Desmond League ground: Ballingarry AFC
Biggest Influences on your career: Family and Coaches

Name: Lochlann Frawley
Club: Shannonside FC
Position: Centre Back, Centre Midfield
Favourite Team: Chelsea, Ireland
Favourite Player: Giorgio Chiellini
Favourite Desmond League ground: Horgan Park, Borrigone
Biggest Influences on your career: My parents, Kieran Shanahan and the Desmond coaches, Shannonside FC coaches, Dynamic Coaching C.O.E

Name: Luke Palmer
Club: NCW Town
Position: Striker
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Marcus Rashford
Favourite Desmond League ground: The Desmene, NCW
Biggest Influences on your career: My family and Kieran Shanahan

Name: Mark Doolan
Club: AK Utd
Position: Defender
Favourite Team: Chelsea
Favourite Player: N’Golo Kante
Favourite Desmond League ground: Clounreask, Askeaton
Biggest Influences on your career: Parents, Club and Desmond Coaches

Name: Nathan Flynn
Club: AK Utd
Position: Wing Back. Full Back
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Sadio Mane
Favourite Desmond League ground: Clounreask, Askeaton
Biggest Influences on your career: My Parents. My Club, Academy and Desmond Coaches

Name: Nathan Moloney
Club: NCW Town
Position: Centre Back
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Virgil Van Dijk
Favourite Desmond League ground: The Desmene, NCW
Biggest Influences on your career: My parents and Kieran Shanahan

Name: Sammy Egan
Club: Broadford Utd
Position: Centre Back
Favourite Team: Liverpool
Favourite Player: Virgil Van Dijk
Favourite Desmond League ground: Cove Park, Broadford
Biggest Influences on your career: My dad, Grandad and my coaches

Kennedy Cup Management Team L-R

Declan Moloney St.Itas AFC, Kieran Shanahan Manager NCW Town, Mike Keogh Pallaskenry AFC, John Canty Feenagh AFC