Player Focus #15

November 8, 2018


Colm Cummins

Date Of Birth?

21st June 1979


6ft 1in



Notable Sporting Achievements?

Collection of all underage football medals U-12 to U-21, Senior, Junior & Inter medals (All from the Dugout) and an American Championship medal in 2001.

Toughest Opponent?

Anyone with a bit of speed.

Favourite Grounds?

Edenderry on a summers evening can’t be beaten.


Reading and a few jars, but obviously not together.

Favourite Position?

i lár na páirce.

Favourite Players?

Any current Tyrone Player.

Boyhood Heroes?

Jack O Shea & Matt Connor.

Influences On Your Career?

My Father Mick, Paddy Judge & Jimmy Dolan.

The High Point Of Your Career To Date?

Winning Minor in 97 to complete the treble for the Reds.

Biggest Disappointment?

Not being on the field of play for a winning Senior Co. Final with the Reds.

Sporting Ambition?

To assist Edenderry in providing a top class facility for the enjoyment of all our members and create a good club atmosphere.

Players With A Promising Future?

We have many in our club but Stephen Guing stands out for me (could be 10 other guys)

Ways Of Improving The Game?

More respect for referees and past players coaching our future stars.

Dislikes About The GAA?

The agony of defeat.

Do You Have Any Relatives Involved In Gaelic Games?

My uncle Matt is Chairman in Carbury, and my Nephew Ben plays with Ballybofey in Co. Donegal.

Best Game Seen?

1997 Leinster Football Final (rose tinted glasses?)

Best Game Played In?

1994 Offaly Feile Final Replay – We beat Rhode by a point in extra time (even rosier tinted glasses?)

Best Goal Ever Seen Scored?

Mugsy Mulligan vs Dublin in 2005.

Funniest Team Mate?

Robbie Glennon/Adrian Mahon or Nevin Farrell in his day – take your pick.

Hardest / Toughest Team Mate?

Shane Connell or Colin McNamara.

If You Could Buy One Player To Play For Edenderry Who Would It Be?

A 20 year Old Peter Brady.

Person You Would Most Like To Meet?

A really cocky Edenderry forward.

Favourite Personal Saying Or Term Of Abuse?

Ding Dang Doo.

Pet Hates?

Wasted talent.

Favourite Music?

Anything pre 1987.

Favourite Film?

Anything not made in Hollywood.

Ideal Date?

Colette, warm country, good wine and fine food.

Nominate World’s Laziest Person?

Too many to choose from.

Most Embarrassing Moment?

A moment that lasted from sometime in 1996 to late 2000.

What Would You Do If You Won The Lotto?

Build a time machine go back to 1996 and get my hair cut.

How Would You Like To Be Remembered?

As a Good Gael.

Next Friday, October 23rd, our Player Focus will continue with Edenderry Minor Derek Kelly.