Five Connacht titles, two All Ireland medals 1998 and 2001; and two All Stars.
What age did I start playing: I started playing with my five brothers at a very young age probably six or seven years of age.
First game: It was a primary schools' game St Pats v Gardenfield.
Ideal position and why: It was centre forward as I could always drop out to midfield if I needed to get into the game and could always have an influence on the score board also.
Who inspired you growing up and now: Growing up it was my two older brother John and Murt, both of them winning Hogan Cup medals with St Jarlaths. Now it has to be my first cousin Gary O Donnell, who is so consistent with his performances for Tuam Stars and Galway year-in year-out.
Did you always aspired to play at top level: Yes, sport was all that I was interested when I was young and I loved playing all sports.
What do you particularly like about sport: The buzz of winning and the fun afterward with your teammates.
Greatest influences/role model: My greatest influences were my dad and uncle Paddy growing up.
Biggest challenge: Overcoming my cruciate ligament knee injury in 2000 [in a club game against UCG] to make it back to be part of the 2001 All Ireland winning team.
Greatest success/achievement: Playing major roles on the 1998/2001 All Ireland successes.
Favourite memory: When the final whistle went after the 1998 final to be grabbed by my brother John - a huge emotional moment.
Greatest regret: Not winning a Club All Ireland in 1994 losing to Bellaghy of Derry in the semi.
Fiercest opponent/s: I played against many great opponents. Seamus Moynihan, Glen Ryan, Henry Downey, Kieran McGeeney and Galway’s Thomas Mannion were the best.
Strengths/weaknesses: Strengths, I am very driven. Weaknesses, headstrong (thick ).
If you were not playing your sport, what sport would you want to play: l would have loved to play Aussie Rules as it’s a mix between rugby and football.
Still involved in sport?: Yes,I was involved with my club minor team last year.
Favourite sport person: I have many. Gaelic football: Ciarán Kilkenny Dublin and Chico Kelly Tuam Stars. Rugby: New Zealand Barrett brothers and Jimmy Maughan Tuam RFC. Soccer: Messi and Pa Dunne Dynamo Blues
Best/worst aspect of lockdown: Best: More time for myself and not running around looking after a team. Worst: No friends calling over, no games ,or pub to go to.