Player Focus #2

November 8, 2018


Brendan McCabe.

Date of Birth?





14st 7lbs

Notable Sporting Achievements?

Junior hurling medal (1998), Div 2 football league medal (2009), played u16 and minor hurling with Offaly.

Favourite Ground?

O’Brien Park!!


Watching television, and walking the dog.

Favourite Position?


Favourite Player?

Brian Whelehan.

Influences On Your Career?

My father, Tom.

The High Point Of Your Career To Date?

Winning the junior hurling final against Tullamore in 1998.

Biggest Disappointment?

Losing the junior hurling final to Shinrone in 2002.

Players With A Promising Future?

Podge & Rodge Hanlon.

Ways Of Improving The Game?

More ex-players getting involved in coaching.

Dislikes About The GAA?

Not getting paid.

Do You Have Any Relatives Involved In Gaelic Games?

Uncle Paddy Hogan involved with New York GAA.

Person You Would Most Like To Meet?

Diego Maradona.

Pet Hates?

Sweaty people.

Favourite Music?

Whacko Jacko.

Favourite Film?

Goodfella’s or Sliver.

Ideal Date?

Pamela Anderson.

How Would You Like To Be Remembered?

For my fitness, a good goalie and an all-round good gent.

Next Friday, July 24th, our Player Focus will continue with Edenderry Minor Footballer Dan Moloney.