Clann na nGael GAA Club, Co. Roscommon

MacNamee Awards GAA Website of the Year 2016

Meet the Squad

1. Ronan O'Reilly

1. Ronan O'Reilly

Position: Goalkeeper
From: Monksland
DOB: 24/09/1985
Occupation: Army Officer
Hobbies: Soccer, Shopping
Earliest Clann Memory: Underage training in Cornafulla NS
Senior Championship Debut: vs. Castlerea, 2002
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Darra Pettit
Laziest Trainer: Matt Scally
Biggest Joker: Mickey Scoop
Favourite Sportsperson: Ronan O'Gara
Favourite Food: Italian
Favourite TV Show: Say Yes to the Dress
Favourite Band/Musician: Nathan Carter
Favourite Website: Joe.ie
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Donald Trump's Press Secretary...Interesting!
2. Darra Pettit

2. Darra Pettit

Position: Defender
From: Clonark
DOB: 16/06/1994
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Drinking, Fighting, Smoking
Earliest Clann Memory: Clann Summer Camps
Senior Championship Debut: vs. Elphin, 2012
Proudest Moment: Playing in Croke Park
Hardest to mark in training: Ciaran Lennon
Laziest Trainer: Ruaidhri McManus
Biggest Joker: Mickey Shine
Favourite Sportsperson: Darragh Hussey (St. Faithleachs)
Favourite Food: Boxti
Favourite TV Show/Movie: It's Always Sunny In Philadelphia / Happy Gilmore
Favourite Band/Musician: Mac Miller
Favourite Twitter Account: Ian Cooney
Favourite Website: SportsJoe.ie
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Conor Farrell, so I could check him into anger management
 3. Stephen Flynn

3. Stephen Flynn

Position: Full Back
From: Clonown
DOB: 24/11/1994
Occupation: Sign Maker
Hobbies: Baling, Fishing in Jack Connaughtons boat
Earliest Clann Memory: Being the biggest at Clann summer camps
Senior Championship Debut: 2011
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Ciaran Lennon
Laziest Trainer: Ultan Harney
Biggest Joker: Cathal Callinan
Favourite Sportsperson: Anthony Joshua
Favourite Food: Bacon and Cabbage
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Coronation Street / The Wolf of Wall Street
Favourite Band/Musician: Brendan Shine
Favourite Twitter Account: Cathal Callinan
Favourite Website: Paddy Power
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Donald Trump, to see if I have more brain cells than him
4. David Flynn

4. David Flynn

Position: Full Back
From: Clonown
DOB: 04/04/1988
Occupation: Assistant Manager
Hobbies: Building!
Earliest Clann Memory: U.12 County Title
Senior Championship Debut: 2005
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Ciaran Lennon
Laziest Trainer: All top class trainers
Biggest Joker: Donie
Favourite Sportsperson: Cristiano Ronaldo
Favourite Food: Steak
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Top Gear / Wolf of Wall Street
Favourite Band/Musician: Coldplay
Favourite Website: Pinterest
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Lewis Hamilton on race day…for thr rush!
5. Jack Connaughton

5. Jack Connaughton

Position: Wing Back
From: Clonark
DOB: 04/07/1996
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Fishing, Farming
Earliest Clann Memory: Behind the goals kicking out the footballs for the teams my father trained
Senior Championship Debut: QF v St. Brigids 2013
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Ciaran Lennon
Laziest Trainer: Conor Farrell
Biggest Joker: Johnny Dunning
Favourite Sportsperson: Thierry Henry
Favourite Food: Steak
Favourite TV Show: Hardy Bucks
Favourite Band/Musician: Denis Sulta
Favourite Twitter Account: Owen Colgan
Favourite Website: SoundCloud
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Dan Bilzerian, just look at his Instagram
6. Shane Pettit

6. Shane Pettit

Position: Half Back
From: Clonark
DOB: 24/05/1995
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Netflix, Reading, Cultivating Mass
Earliest Clann Memory: U.12's
Senior Championship Debut: 2014
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Jamie Fahy
Laziest Trainer: Juice man
Biggest Joker: Cathal Callinan
Favourite Sportsperson: Glen Malone (Wexford GAA) & Odell Beckham Jr
Favourite Food: Jelly Beans (Raw)
Favourite TV Show: Peaky Blinders
Favourite Band/Musician: J.Cole
Favourite Twitter Account: @CathalCallinan
Favourite Website: DCU Loop
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Matt Scally…
7. Ronan Gavin

7. Ronan Gavin

Position: Defender
From: Clonown
DOB: 13/12/1987
Occupation: Insurance Advisor
Hobbies: Soccer
Earliest Clann Memory: U8 training
Senior Championship Debut: 2006
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Stephen Flynn
Laziest Trainer: Niall Connaughton
Biggest Joker: Johnny Dunning
Favourite Sportsperson: Messi
Favourite Food: Alan Kelly's recovery juice
Favourite TV Show: Match of the Day
Favourite Band/Musician: Picture This
Favourite Twitter Account: Brian O'Driscoll
Favourite Website: Independent.ie
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Cathal Shine, plays golf everyday
8. Cathal Shine

8. Cathal Shine

Position: Midfielder
From: Clonown
DOB: 09/10/1991
Occupation: Quarry Line Manager
Earliest Clann Memory: Training with U.8's on Sunday mornings
Senior Championship Debut: 2008 v St. Aidans
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Graham Pettit
Laziest Trainer: Ronan O'Reilly
Biggest Joker: Cathal Callinan
Favourite Sportsperson: Big Mo Salah
Favourite Food: Fillet Steak
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Match of the Day and any movie with Denzel Washington
Favourite Band/Musician: Johnny 'Disco' Dunning singing in the showers
Favourite Twitter Account: Matt Scally after his heroic tweet
Favourite Website: Sky Sports News
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Graham Pettit, because he seems to have more days off than he works!
9. Graham Pettit

9. Graham Pettit

Position: Midfielder
From: Clonark
DOB: 27/06/1989
Occupation: Garda
Hobbies: Horse Racing, Eating Chocolate
Earliest Clann Memory: Clann Junior A 1996, Gerry was manager, I used to tag along
Senior Championship Debut: 2010
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Donie Shine
Laziest Trainer: Cathal Hannon - never turns up
Biggest Joker: Cathal Shine, he actually believes liverpool will win the Premiership
Favourite Sportsperson: Johnny Sexton/Lionel Messi
Favourite Food: Chateaubriand
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Power / 13 Hours
Favourite Band/Musician: Shane Scally
Favourite Twitter Account: @alandunne13 / @cathalcallinan /@garylineker
Favourite Website: clanngaa.ie
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Niall Connaughton, to see what does/doesn’t go on in his head
10. Emmet Kenny

10. Emmet Kenny

Position: Wing Forward
From: Bealnaulla
DOB: 14/07/1993
Occupation: Pharmaceutical Technician
Hobbies: Golf, Snooker
Earliest Clann Memory: Sunday mornings as a young lad with Gerry Shine
Senior Championship Debut: 2012
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Shane Pettit
Laziest Trainer: Stephen Flynn (easy decision)
Biggest Joker: Ciaran Lennon (never stops messing)
Favourite Sportsperson: Tigar Woods
Favourite Food: Chicken Curry
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Breaking Bad / Shawshank Redemption
Favourite Band/Musician: George Ezra
Favourite Twitter Account: Cathal Callinan
Favourite Website: Daily Mail
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Stephen Flynn, to see how he spends his day making signs
11. Donal Shine

11. Donal Shine

Position: Forward
From: Drum
DOB: 28/02/1989
Occupation: Account Manager
Hobbies: Golf
Earliest Clann Memory: Kicking around with my brother Mark in Johnstown when Dad was involved with the senior team
Senior Championship Debut: 2006
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Stephen Flynn
Laziest Trainer: Graham Pettit
Biggest Joker: Matt Scally
Favourite Sportsperson: Tigar Woods
Favourite Food: Bacon
Favourite TV Show: Breaking Bad
Favourite Band/Musician: Coldplay
Favourite Twitter Account: Ewan McKenna
Favourite Website: Netflix
12. David Connaughton

12. David Connaughton

Position: Wing Forward
From: Clonark
DOB: 01/03/1996
Occupation: Garda
Hobbies: Horses
Earliest Clann Memory: U6 Parish League
Senior Championship Debut: 2014
Proudest Moment: U20 final 2016
Hardest to mark in training: Lorcan Glynn
Laziest Trainer: Matt Scally
Biggest Joker: Baler
Favourite Sportsperson: Paul Scholes
Favourite Food: Chicken Curry
Favourite TV Show: Gillette Soccer Saturday
Favourite Band/Musician: The Script
Favourite Twitter Account: Clann na nGael
Favourite Website: DoneDeal
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Lorcan Glynn, International horse dealer
13. Cathal Callinan

13. Cathal Callinan

Position: Forward
From: Drum
DOB: 04/04/1996
Occupation: "Sales Man"
Hobbies: Tweeting, Football & watching Stephen Flynn's Snapchats
Earliest Clann Memory: Parish League
Senior Championship Debut: vs. Croans 2013
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Can I say I'm hardest to mark?
Laziest Trainer: David Flynn
Biggest Joker: Paw Finn
Favourite Sportsperson: Jack Connaughton
Favourite Food: Caesar Salad
Favourite TV Show: Friends
Favourite Band/Musician: Blues Brothers
Favourite Twitter Account: David Lawlor
Favourite Website: Safe Stand Ireland
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Pope! Love mass…
14. Ciarán Lennon

14. Ciarán Lennon

Position: Full Forward
From: Gorrynagowna
DOB: 10/07/1998
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Football & Farming
Earliest Clann Memory: Parish League
Senior Championship Debut: 13/05/2017
Hardest to mark in training: Baler
Biggest Joker: Niall Connaughton
Favourite Sportsperson: LeBron James
Favourite Food:Pizza
Favourite Movie: Rocky Balboa
Favourite Band/Musician: Walking on Cars
15. Ultan Harney

15. Ultan Harney

Position: Midfielder
From: Curraghaleen
DOB: 16/11/1995
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Hamstring Rehab
Earliest Clann Memory: Headbutting Kayleigh Dunning in Parish League
Senior Championship Debut: 2012
Proudest Moment: *See earliest memory
Hardest to mark in training: Ciaran Lennon
Laziest Trainer: Jack Connaughton
Biggest Joker: Conor Farrell
Favourite Sportsperson: Tigar Woods
Favourite Food: Chicken Curry
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Suits / Braveheart
Favourite Band/Musician: Liam Flynn
Favourite Twitter Account: Cathal Callinan
Favourite Website: Wikipeadia
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Shaggy Boii, no explanation needed
16. David Finneran

16. David Finneran

Position: Goalkeeper
From: Bealnamulla
DOB: 29/07/1998
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Gaelic Football, Running
Earliest Clann Memory: Winning the U.14 County title in 2012
Senior Championship Debut: May 2017 v Kilmore
Proudest Moment: Winning the U.16 Championship
Hardest to mark in training: Don't mark anyone
Laziest Trainer: Damien Duff
Biggest Joker: Niall Connaughton
Favourite Sportsperson: Brian O'Driscoll
Favourite Food: Chicken and Pasta
Favourite TV Show: Suits
Favourite Website: Sky Sports
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Niall Morgan. He is one of the best goalkeepers in the country
17. Darragh Egan

17. Darragh Egan

Position: Corner Back
From: Bealnamulla
DOB: 16/03/1993
Occupation: Software Engineer
Hobbies: Gaelic, Soccer
Earliest Clann Memory: Leaving Mass on a Sunday & going straight to Johnstown for U.10 training.
Senior Championship Debut: 2012
Proudest Moment: Winning U.21 title in 2014
Hardest to mark in training: Ciaran Lennon
Laziest Trainer: Darra Pettit
Biggest Joker: Jamie Fahy
Favourite Sportsperson: Ryan Giggs
Favourite Food: Spuds and Steak
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Breaking Bad, Anchorman
Favourite Band/Musician: Coldplay
Favourite Twitter Account: @CathalCallinan
Favourite Website: Joe.ie
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Ultan Harney, so I know how it feels to be a county star and local celebrity
18. Patrick Harney

18. Patrick Harney

Position: Corner Back
From: Creggane
DOB: 17/03/1995
Occupation: Engineer
Hobbies: Music, 5 a side
Earliest Clann Memory: First Clann training (U.6's)
Proudest Moment: 2013 Minor Title
Hardest to mark in training: Matt Scally
Laziest Trainer: Kieran Connaughton
Biggest Joker: Niall Connaughton
Favourite Sportsperson: Paul O'Connell
Favourite Food: Chicken Curry
Favourite TV Show: Black Mirror
Favourite Band/Musician: LCD Soundsystem
Favourite Twitter Account: OptaJoe
Favourite Website: Google
If you could be somebody for a day and why: An Astronaut - so I could go into space
19. David McManus

19. David McManus

Position: Forward
From: Cornafulla
DOB: 06/04/1998
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Going Gym, Playing Darts
Earliest Clann Memory: Sunday morning training
Senior Championship Debut: Western Gaels 2018
Proudest Moment: Captain of underage winning team
Hardest to mark in training: Darra Pettit
Laziest Trainer: Cathal Shine
Biggest Joker: Niall Connaughton
Favourite Sportsperson: Diarmuid Connolly
Favourite Food: Pizza
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Prison Break / The Hangover
Favourite Band/Musician: Eminem
Favourite Twitter Account: Matt Scally
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Donie Shine, to be famous
20. Séa Henry

20. Séa Henry

Position: Forward
From: Cornafulla
DOB: 26/06/1999
Occupation: Spar
Hobbies: Sleeping
Earliest Clann Memory: Skipping U8 training to go hard on the beer
Senior Championship Debut: 2017
Proudest Moment: Winning an u20 county final
Hardest to mark in training: Stephen Flynn, because he injures me
Laziest Trainer: Probably me tbh
Biggest Joker: Niall Connaughton
Favourite Sportsperson: Donovan Mitchell
Favourite Food: Burgers
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Game of Thrones / Hot Fuzz
Favourite Band/Musician: J. Cole
Favourite Twitter Account: Scottish Tweets
Favourite Website: Why is this even a question?
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Lebron James
21. Matt Scally

21. Matt Scally

Position: Midfield/Forward
From: Summerhill
DOB: 21/02/1985
Occupation: Bank Official
Hobbies: Football, Gym, Twitter, Netflix
Earliest Clann Memory: Ray Fallon running down the wing
Senior Championship Debut: 2003
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Pateen Harney
Laziest Trainer: Not me...
Biggest Joker: Ross Naughton
Favourite Sportsperson: Diarmuid Connolly
Favourite Food: Chicken
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Sopranos / Intersteller
Favourite Band/Musician: Oasis / Ryan Adams
Favourite Twitter Account: @CathalCallinan, @alandunne13
Favourite Website: Cracked.com
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Cian McManus, the kid's got it all
22. Ross Naughton

22. Ross Naughton

Position: Forward
From: Johnstown
DOB: 11/10/1988
Occupation: Banking
Hobbies: Scrabble
Earliest Clann Memory: Wearing Mikasa gloves
Senior Championship Debut: 2007
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Tetris O'Reilly
Laziest Trainer: Matthew Scally
Biggest Joker: Dusty O'Reilly
Favourite Sportsperson: Ronaldo
Favourite Food: Italian
Favourite Movie: The Departed
Favourite Band/Musician: Oasis
Favourite Twitter Account: WWE 90's, @seamusduke
Favourite Website: Sky Sports News
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Ronaldo
23. Niall Connaughton

23. Niall Connaughton

Position: Half Forward
From: Clonark
DOB: 15/11/1998
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Gaelic and Pool
Earliest Clann Memory: Parish League
Senior Championship Debut: 2018 v St. Brigids
Proudest Moment: Championship Debut
Hardest to mark in training: Jack Connaughton
Laziest Trainer: Séa Henry
Biggest Joker: Matt Scally
Favourite Sportsperson: Tyson Fury
Favourite Food: Lamb Chops
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Hells Kitchen & Shrek
Favourite Band/Musician: Michael Jackson
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Feargal Shine. Because with his luck I might just win the lotto lol
24. Jonathan Dunning

24. Jonathan Dunning

Position: Forward
From: Ardkeenan
DOB: 25/11/1981
Occupation: Electrical Technician
Hobbies: Soccer, GAA
Earliest Clann Memory: All Ireland Club Final
Senior Championship Debut: 1999
Proudest Moment: Lifting the Fahy Cup as captain
Hardest to mark in training: Paddy Harney
Laziest Trainer: Matt Scally
Biggest Joker: Darra Pettit
Favourite Sportsperson: Usain Bolt
Favourite Food: Steak
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Young Sheldon / Snatch
Favourite Band/Musician: Oasis
Favourite Twitter Account: Ian Cooney
Favourite Website: Hoganstand
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Bill Gates, withdraw from his bank account and put into mine
25. Kieran Connaughton

25. Kieran Connaughton

Position: Half Back
From: Clonark
DOB: 15/08/1997
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: GAA, Farming
Earliest Clann Memory: Parish League
Proudest Moment: Winning U.20 Championship in 2016
Hardest to mark in training: Jamie Fahy
Laziest Trainer: David McManus
Biggest Joker: Niall Connaughton
Favourite Sportsperson: Joey Connaughton
Favourite Food: Steak Sandwich
Favourite TV Show/Movie: The Inbetweeners
Favourite Band/Musician: Johnny Cash
Favourite Twitter Account: Cathal Callinan
Favourite Website: AgriLand
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Niall Connaughton - to spend all his money
26. Darragh Kildea

26. Darragh Kildea

Position: Wing Back
From: Bealnamulla
DOB: 16/12/1998
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Football
Earliest Clann Memory: Winning underage County titles
Proudest Moment: U14, U16, Minor & U.20 County Finals
Hardest to mark in training: Johnny Dunning
Laziest Trainer: Séa Henry
Biggest Joker: Johnny Dunning
Favourite Sportsperson: Donie Shine
Favourite Food: Chicken and Pasta
Favourite TV Show/Movie: The Inbetweeners
Favourite Band/Musician: Coldplay
Favourite Twitter Account: Matt Scally
Favourite Website: kildeaconcrete.com
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Nevin Maguire to learn his top cooking tips
27. Cian McManus

27. Cian McManus

Position: Half Forward
From: Johnstown
DOB: 10/09/1996
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Early morning trainings, Socalising, Working with Padraig Seery
Earliest Clann Memory: U-8 Sunday morning training with Gerry Shine
Senior Championship Debut: 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Feargal Lennon, because he's never togged out
Laziest Trainer: Ronan Gavin
Biggest Joker: Johnny Dunning
Favourite Sportsperson: Alan 'Juiceman' Kelly
Favourite Food: Pizza
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Peaky Blinders / Se7en
Favourite Band/Musician: J. Cole
Favourite Twitter Account: Baler Flynn's at 4am on a Saturday Night
Favourite Website: YouTube
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Matt Scally, to see what its like to be twitter famous
28. Jamie Fahy

28. Jamie Fahy

Position: Corner Forward
From: Monksland
DOB: 04/04/1996
Occupation: Retired Student
Hobbies: Socialising
Earliest Clann Memory: Training with Joe Fallon
Senior Championship Debut: St. Brigids 2014
Proudest Moment: Winning every Championship Final I've played with Clann
Hardest to mark in training: Jack Connaughton / Darra Pettit
Laziest Trainer: Ronie Gavin
Biggest Joker: Baler Flynn
Favourite Sportsperson: Lebron James
Favourite Food: Steak
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Game of Thrones / The Departed
Favourite Band/Musician: Drake
Favourite Twitter Account: Paddy Power
Favourite Website: Instagram
If you could be somebody for a day and why: David Connaughton, cause I'd be above the law and do whatever I like just like himself
29. Damien Duff

29. Damien Duff

Position: Defender
From: Bealnamulla
DOB: 02/06/1998
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Gaelic Football, Soccer
Earliest Clann Memory: Winning Underage County Finals
Senior Championship Debut: 2017
Proudest Moment: Winning U.20 Championship in 2016
Hardest to mark in training: Ciaran Lennon
Laziest Trainer: Darragh Kildea
Biggest Joker: David Finneran
Favourite Sportsperson: Lionel Messi
Favourite Food: Steak
Favourite TV Show: Peaky Blinders
Favourite Band/Musician: Christy Moore
Favourite Twitter Account: Buff Egan
Favourite Website: Netflix
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Tommy Tiernan, very funny lad
30. Conor Farrell

30. Conor Farrell

Position: Forward
From: Summerhill
DOB: 31/03/1999
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Bits
Earliest Clann Memory: U8 Blitz's
Senior Championship Debut: Strokestown 2018
Proudest Moment: 1-03 on my Championship debut
Hardest to mark in training: Jack Connaughton
Laziest Trainer: Me
Biggest Joker: Johnny Dunning
Favourite Sportsperson: Leo Messi
Favourite Food: Pizza
Favourite TV Show: Peaky Blinders
Favourite Band/Musician: Armend Van Helden
Favourite Website: Omegle
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Darren Malloy, cause hes so good looking
31. Feargal Lennon

31. Feargal Lennon

Position: Half Back
From: Gorrynagowna
DOB: 19/12/1996
Occupation: Student
Hobbies: Books
Earliest Clann Memory: Sunday mornings with Gerry Shine
Senior Championship Debut: 2015
Proudest Moment: Senior Championship 2015
Hardest to mark in training: Donie Shine
Laziest Trainer: Donie Shine
Biggest Joker: Niall Connaughton
Favourite Sportsperson: Roy Keane
Favourite Food: Pizza
Favourite TV Show/Movie: Suits / Braveheart
Favourite Band/Musician: The Killers
Favourite Website: Spotify
If you could be somebody for a day and why: Ciaran Lennon. So I could have a brother to cook all my dinners for me