Ballymany- Darragh Booth

Darragh Booth


Thanks to Ballymany player Darragh Booth for taking part in our fourth feature of the week. Darragh and the Under-11 team will play Maynooth in the Division 1 Cumann na mBunscol final on Tuesday 24th at 3.30pm. Come out and support them! 




Name: Darragh Booth

D.O.B:  21/3/06

Position:  Full back

First time you played football : Moorefield and Scoil Mhuire in 4th class

First trainer : Gerry Moran, Jude Maguire, Victor Logan 

Favourite Moorefield player: David Whyte 

Favourite Kildare player : Tommy Moolick 

Teams you play for: Moorefield football and hurling , Scoil Mhuire Ballymany football and hurling 

Biggest influence: Dermot Connolly- I want to be as good as him.

Best game you ever played: Senior B county final for Ballymany last year which we won.

Best advice: My karate instructors tell me to never quit and always do my best.

Sporting Achievements: Junior black belt in kenpo karate, I won 2 gold, a silver and bronze in the 2017 international karate championships in Lisbon Portugal

2017 Karate Competition

Favourite sport: Gaelic football

Sporting hero: Dermot Connolly 

Favourite music: Stormzy

Best ground you’ve played in: St. Conleth’s Newbridge

Darragh playing in St. Conleth’s Park

Tell us about the Ballymany team……

Scoil Mhuire trainers: Mr Logan and Mr Galvin 

Who’s your best friend: Jack Philips Whyte

Darragh, Dave and Jack

Who’s the tough nut: Aaron the goal keeper

Who’s the quickest: Luke Nolan 

Who’s the joker: Kian Kennedy 

Who’s the most skilfull: Adam Poole 

The Moorefield Boys

Who’s the worst time keeper: nobody, we’re always on time because we get out of school work.

Who’s the best player you’ve played with: Kian Kennedy on Scoil Mhuire and Ross Smith on Moorefield . 

Who’s the best player you’ve played against: A player from Castlemitchell under-11s I think his name is Jack.

Who’s the newest player: Jake Potts 

Who are the top scorers: Kian Kennedy, Harry Redmond 

Who’s the managers pet: nobody really.

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