Barry Sheedy Player Profile

Barry Sheedy
Name: Barry Sheedy


Date of Birth: 10-04-1988


Occupation: Surveyor


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


Honours: U21 Double 2009 North Cork Football 2012 Division 2 Hurling League 2007


Highlight of your GAA career to date? I think winning the U21 football final in 2009 would be the highlight so far.


Favourite thing about our club? It has to be the Craic with the lads no matter how good or bad things are going


Do you remember your first game for Shanballymore? Yeah it was a hurling challenge match against Buttevant I was only 16. I started corner back gave my man a roasting and was never again played that year.


Other interests outside of the GAA? Soccer Rugby Cars


Which sports person would you most like to meet? Cristiano Ronaldo


Favourite sporting memory? That shoulder by Diarmuid O Sullivan you know the one.


A sporting event you would most like to attend? Has to be El Classico or a round of the formula 1.


What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Pad Walshs advice to “go for the Juggular”


What advice would you give to younger players? A great first touch is the most important thing you can have.


You may not know this but “I’m good at”? Sleepwalking after a feed of drink.


Favourite Film? Django


Favourite TV show? Breaking Bad


Favourite book? I haven’t read a book in a long long time


Toughest opponent at training? Most Frustrating man to mark was Paul Burke cause of his craftiness but filthiest has to be Eamonn Fitz.


Growing up my favourite hurler was? Diarmuid O Sullivan


Growing up my favourite footballer was? Ciaran MacDonald


If there was one thing you would change about the GAA, what would it be? I’d like to see some sort of a 5 aside indoor winter league take place in some of the bigger indoor arenas.


If you owned a race horse what would you call it? The Badger


In ten years time I hope to be? Back playing with a couple of medals in my pocket


And finally who’s the longest in the shower? Brian O Reilly

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