Reddan John

July 17, 1998
Clare's John Reddan NAME: John Reddan DATE OF BIRTH: 16-1-79 HEIGHT: 6' 2" WEIGHT: 14st CLUB: Sixmilebridge COUNTY: Clare NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): All-Ireland Minor medal 1997; numerous club medals; medals at every level with club NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (OTHER): Won Division 2 League with Tralee IT; played football with Clare minors; received The Examiner Sports Award for hurling INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: 11th July 1994 Under 16 TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Alan Markham, Noel Brady FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Semple Stadium FAVOURITE POSITION: Centre back, midfield FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Niall Gilligan, Sean Stack, Colin Lynch INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: My father and mother, Sixmilebridge minor club selectors, St Flannans College, Ennis THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: All-Ireland Minor success BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing Munster Minor Hurling Final OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Gerry Quinn, Micky Russell, Gearoid Considine WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: More uniform refereeing, promotion of youth involvement DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: Declan Murphy, Clare U21 panel; Fr Peter Brennan CC Clonoulty played senior with Tipperary; Michael O'Halloran - Clare senior hurler PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Paul Gascoigne, JJ Okacha FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: 'Sound as a pound' PET HATES: Begrudgers FAVOURITE MUSIC: All kinds of music FAVOURITE FILM: Braveheart IDEAL DATE: Dani Behr and Tyra Banks HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? For being honest, fair and a man for a bit of craic Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 17th July 1998 Vol 8 No 29


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