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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