Alan Sheedy Player Profile

Name: Alan Sheedy


Date of Birth: 20-10-1983


Occupation: Service Engineer at Maha Ireland


Favourite Position(s)
Football: Centre Forward
Hurling: Centre Back


Honours: Minor County OOish, Football North Cork 2012


Highlight of your GAA career to date? Captaining Shanballymore to North Cork 2012


Favourite thing about our club? Being part of the team and having a laugh with the boys, winning or losing


Do you remember your first game for Shanballymore? I played corner back in a challenge game against Galtee Gaels I think.


Other interests outside of the GAA? Cycling, Manchester United, Reading


Which sports person would you most like to meet? Eric Cantona


Favourite sporting memory? Nou Camp 99 United winning champions league in last minute.


A sporting event you would most like to attend? The ascend up the Col De Tormelet (Tour de France), Champions league final.


What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Your too fat for hurling (thanks Jimmy Burke!!!)


What advice would you give to younger players? Train hard and Play hard!.


You may not know this but “I’m good at”? Cooking


Favourite Film? Die Hard 2


Favourite TV show? House of Cards


Favourite book? Bounce by Matthew Syed


Toughest opponent at training? Love a good tussle with Eoin McHugh


Growing up my favourite hurler was? Wayne Sherlock or Brian Corcoran


Growing up my favourite footballer was? Joe Kavanagh


If there was one thing you would change about the GAA, what would it be? Smaller clubs should get more support from the GAA than bigger clubs not the other way round.


If you owned a race horse what would you call it? Frozen Burger


In ten years time I hope to be? Still playing don’t tell the wife though!!!


And finally who’s the longest in the shower? Winston Barry

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