Thanks to Moorefield’s Alex Bell, Dylan Murphy and Tara Christie who participated in our second feature of the week. Alex is joint captain for the Patricians Under-11 hurling team that will play Cappagh in the Cumann Na mBunscol final on Thursday @ 2pm. Best of luck to the team and management.
Name: Alex Bell
Date of birth: 28-07-06
Position: Midfield/Centre Back
First time you played hurling: 4 years old for the Moorefield U-8’s.
First Trainer: Fergal Harrington
Favourite Moorefield hurler: Jamsie Donnelly & Dean Carr
Favourite Kildare player: Paul Divilly
Teams you play for: Patricians U-11 & U13 Hurling & Football, Moorefield U-11 & U12 Hurling & Football & Moorefield U-13 Hurling
Best game you ever played in: Schools senior final in June vs Dunlavin, we won by 2pts.
Biggest influence on your life so far: Parents
Best advice someone has ever given you: Don’t wait for it to happen, make it happen!
Best ground you have ever played in: St.Conleth’s Park
Favourite sport: Hurling
Who’s your sporting hero: Henry Shefflin & T.J. Reid
Favourite music/ movie: Hometown/Captain Underpants
Patrician trainers: Mr O’Mahony
Who’s your best friend on the team: Daithi Dowling & Sean Farrell, both Sarsfields, sorry!
Who’s the tough nut of the team: Daithi Dowling
Who’s the quickest: Luke Mahon
Who’s the Joker of the team: Daithi Dowling
Who’s the most skilful: Me & Sean Farrell
Who’s the best trainer: Billy Donoghue (school)/Artjoms Petrovs (Moorefield), Mr O’Mahony (school) & Frank Holland (Moorefield)
Who’s the worst time keeper on the team: Harry Callaghan (school) & Emmet Christie (Moorefield)
Who’s the best player you have played with: Shane Delmer (school)/Niall Barry (Moorefield)
Who’s the best player you have played against: Not sure of names, I’ve played with & against many good players.
Who’s the newest player on the team: Dylan Murphy (school) & Nathan McAuley (Moorefield)
Who’s the oldest player on the team: Ross Carey, I think.
Who’s the top scorer: Me, followed by Sean Farrell, Billy Donoghue & Luke Mahon
Who’s the manager’s pet: Me!!
Name: Dylan Murphy
Date of birth: 22-05-07
Position: Full back
First time you played hurling: 8 years old
First Trainer: Frank
Teams you play for: Moorefield, Patrician Primary
Best game you ever played in: Against Scoil Na Naomh Uilig in school semi-final
Biggest influence on your life so far: My godfather John Loughlin aka Chicken
Best advice someone has ever given you: Get stuck in, don’t be afraid
Sports you play: Hurling and golf
Favourite sport: Hurling
Who’s your sporting hero? Joe Canning
Favourite music/ movie: Avatar
Who’s your best friend on the team? Liam
Who’s the tough nut of the team? Aaron Donnelly
Who’s the quickest? Tommy O’Neill
Who’s the best trainer? Frank
Who’s the best player you have played with? Alex Bell