Quinn Gerry

August 13, 1999
Clare's Gerry Quinn NAME: Gerry Quinn DATE OF BIRTH: 24-7-80 HEIGHT: 6' 1" WEIGHT: 13st 5lbs CLUB: Corofin COUNTY: Clare NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): Dean Ryan medal; 2 Harty Cup medals; 2 All-Ireland Colleges; Club Championship Under 16 hurling and football TOUGHEST OPPONENT: David Forde (Clare) FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Semple Stadium HOBBIES: Chess, swimming, horse riding FAVOURITE POSITION: Midfield THE WORST PLAYER TO TRAIN THAT YOU KNOW: Robert Conlan MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT ON OR OFF THE FOOTBALL FIELD: Getting burnt by a freeze spray during the Harty Final by team manager Mike McInerney FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Jamesie O'Connor, Colin Lynch INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: Parents and St. Flannans THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Winning All-Ireland Colleges BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing Minor Munster Final to Cork 1998 OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Gearoid Considine, Owen Kelly, Conor Plunkett, Martin Keavey (Milltown football) WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: More trainers at primary level DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Lack of consistency at national level RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES: Brother playing at club level PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Kate Moss FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: 'Quinn - you are the southern end of a northern bound horse' PET HATES: Traffic jams and early nights FAVOURITE MUSIC: Radiohead FAVOURITE FILM: Full Metal Jacket WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WON THE LOTTO: Retire to a cottage in Mullagh PERSON LEAST WELCOME AT YOUR HOME: Terry Keane IDEAL DATE: Kate Moss for dinner in Mullagh HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED: A successful and sporting player Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 13th August 1999 Vol 9 No 33


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