Christie Patrick

June 13, 1997
Dublin's Patrick Christie NAME: Patrick Christie AGE: 21 HEIGHT: 6' WEIGHT: 12st 7lbs CLUB: Ballymun Kickhams COUNTY: Dublin NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): Club Under 21 did the triple last year - championship, north league and overall league winners NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (OTHER): A few tennis, snooker and hurling medals INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: April 1995 v Armagh TOUGHEST OPPONENT: James McCartan FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Croke Park and Ballymun's new grounds in Collinstown HOBBIES: Most sports FAVOURITE POSITION: Half back line FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Mickey Linden, Larry Tompkins INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: My parents and various club managers through the years - Val Andrews, Jack Duffy, Anto McCaul THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Winning Under 21 Championship with Ballymun BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing Under 21 Final three years ago to St. Vincents OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Geoff Brogan, Ian Robertson, Keith Robertson, Stephen Condon WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: Introduce match suspensions, and rid games of jersey pulling DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Not tuned to the modern day demands of players DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: My father Paddy played senior football and hurling for Meath in the 1960s PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Namesake Linford (Christie). No relation! FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: 'My ball' PET HATES: Bad referees, people not keeping their word FAVOURITE FILM: A Bronx Tale IDEAL DATE: Meg Ryan HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? As a good footballer and hard worker Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 13th June 1997 Vol 7 No 24


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