Player Focus #3

November 8, 2018


Dan Moloney.

Date of Birth?



6ft 2in



Notable Sporting Achievements?

U16 league and championship medals, Minor football medal, South Leinster colleges medal with Knockbeg College.

Toughest Opponent?

Anton Sullivan.

Favourite Ground?

O’Connor Park.


Playing football and rugby.

Favourite Position?


Favourite Player?

Mark Young.

Influences On Your Career?

Willie Kelly and Chris Conway.

The High Point Of Your Career To Date?

Winning the minor final against Clara in 2007.

Biggest Disappointment?

Losing the minor final to Tullamore in 2008, or losing to Good Counsel in the Leinster Colleges quarter-final earlier this year.

Players With A Promising Future?

Paul Cribbin and Anton Sullivan.

Ways Of Improving The Game?

More hand passing.

Do You Have Any Relatives Involved In Gaelic Games?

My uncle Luke Dempsey manages the Carlow footballers, and my uncle John Conron used to manage the Wexford hurlers. My brothers Pat, David, Andrew and my sister Sarah all play football.

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

Daithi Brady.

Person You Would Most Like To Meet?

Brian O’Driscoll.

Favourite Personal Saying Or Term Of Abuse?

I don’t say much, I’d usually just smile!

Pet Hates?

Family feuds.

Favourite Music?

Kings of Leon.

Favourite Film?

Nacho Libre.

Ideal Date?

Angelina Jolie.

How Would You Like To Be Remembered?

As one of the good guys.

Next Friday, July 31st, our Player Focus will continue with Edenderry Ladies Footballer Orla Cullen.