DOB: 27 February 1988

School(s): Johnstown BNS & Coláiste Eoin

Occupation: Primary School Teacher

Favourite Position: Midfield in Football, Centre Back in Hurling

2012 in a quote:  Good year but plenty to improve on

Toughest opponent to date: Paddy Kelly of Cork

What is your earliest memory of being coached in Cuala?

Joe Cole training us on the old pitch in Sallynoggin

If you were going to war in the morning what two players would you want by your side?

Oisín Gough and Ronan Murdock

What is the best advice you ever got?

Don’t complain to the referee, you won’t make him change his mind

What advice would you give to young players?

Don’t be negative to your team mates

Who influenced you most as a player?

My Dad Mikey and My Brother Eoin

What is your favourite memory from your career so far?

Winning Under 21 Hurling & Football Championships in 2009

Your aspirations for 2013 in a quote.

To convince the manager that I’m a better freetaker than Carty!