Lockhart Sean

25 April 1997
Derry’s Sean Lockhart

NAME: Sean Martin Lockhart

DATE OF BIRTH: 22-8-76

HEIGHT: 6’

WEIGHT: 12st 11lbs

CLUB: St Marys GAC, Banagher

COUNTY: Derry (Doire)

NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): First person to receive College All Star in both hurling and football (1995); I played captain’s role at centre half back in a winning McRory Cup team 1995; I played right half forward on a winning NFL team, Derry (1996); I started the championship team v Aragh, that same year

INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: Derry v Kerry October 1995

TOUGHEST OPPONENT: John Conchannon. Played for St Jarlath’s, Tuam and Galway

FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Celtic Park in Derry

HOBBIES: Squash, swimming and watching football videos

FAVOURITE POSITION: Centre half back

FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Henry Downey, Kieran McKeever - Derry

INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: Adrian McGuckin, Paul Hughes, Liam Kielt and my mother

THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Lifting the McRory Cup for St. Patricks College, Maghera

BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Not being able to play in the Hogan Cup competition due to the age difference - I was 9 days out

OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: David O’Neill, Joe Cassidy, Johnny McBride - Derry

WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: Players should be allowed to pick up the ball off the ground if it is in motion

DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: The opinions of some GAA commentators

DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: Cousins

PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Paolo Maldini - AC Milan

FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: ’I have to go home’

PET HATES: Cats

FAVOURITE FILM: Braveheart

IDEAL DATE: Cindy Crawford or Teresa Kealey

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? To play on another All-Ireland winning team

Taken from Hogan Stand magazine
25th April 1997
Vol 7 No 17