Brennan Padraig

July 31, 1998
Kildare's Padraig Brennan NAME: Padraig Brennan DATE OF BIRTH: 25-12-78 HEIGHT: 6' WEIGHT: 11st 7lbs CLUB: Sarsfields COUNTY: Kildare NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): Kildare Minor Championship 1996; Man of the Match in the final, scoring 10 points NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (OTHER): Sportsman of the Year 1997 in the Patrician Brothers Secondary School, Newbridge INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: v Waterford at Dungarvan in the first round of the National League 1997 TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Michael Magill (Down) FAVOURITE GROUNDS: St Conleths Park, Newbridge HOBBIES: Snooker, golf, reading, listening to music FAVOURITE POSITION: Centre forward FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Maurice Fitzgerald, Peter Canavan INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: My family, Sarsfields GAA club, Patrician Brothers Secondary School, Newbridge THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Scoring 12 points for Kildare against Clare in the National Football League BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing the 1997 county final to Clane OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Dermot Earley (Kildare), Damien Behan (Kildare), Philip Wolfe (Moorefield) WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: More consistency in the way matches are refereed DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Not enough player participation in the running of the organisation DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: My cousins Tom and Liam Brennan play for Sarsfields seniors and tom has played for Kildare seniors. Any my cousins Emmett and Darren Nugent play for Ballyteague GAA club PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Charles Haughey PET HATES: Getting up early in the morning. Smoking FAVOURITE MUSIC: Oasis FAVOURITE FILM: Pulp Fiction IDEAL DATE: Lorraine Keane (AA Roadwatch) HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? Scoring the winning point in an All-Ireland Final for Kildare Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 31st July 1998 Vol 8 No 31


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