Mulligan Owen

May 21, 1999
Tyrone's Owen Mulligan NAME: Owen Mulligan DATE OF BIRTH: 3-6-81 HEIGHT: 5'11" WEIGHT: 13st CLUB: Cookstown Fr. Rocks COUNTY: Tyrone NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): Minor All-Ireland champions 1998; All-Ireland runners up 1997; Ulster champions 97/98; Tyrone Vocational Schools All-Ireland champions 1998; Ulster champions 1998; Holy Trinity College Cookstown All-Ireland champions 1998; Ulster champions 1998; Tyrone champions 1998; Cookstown Fr Rocks Under 15 Og Sports Tyrone champions 1998; Under 16 champions 1998; Under 15 League runners up 1998; Minor Grade 2 champions 1997; Minor Grade 2 League champions 1997 NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (OTHER): Member of Tyrone Northern Ireland Milk Cup squad 196; represented local soccer club in Toronto, Canada in 1995; played in international rules charity game in Omagh 1998; Junior Tyrone Irish Dancing champion 1995 TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Fay Devlin (Ardboe) HOBBIES: Playing computer games, socialising FAVOURITE POSITION: Full forward THE WORST PLAYER TO TRAIN THAT YOU KNOW: Emmet McNally (Fr. Rocks club) PET HATES: My mummy's constant nagging at me because I'm so lazy about the house FAVOURITE MUSIC: Daniel O'Donnell, Irish traditional, pop and rave FAVOURITE FILM: The Sound of Music; Mary Poppins WHAT WOULD YOU DO IF YOU WON THE LOTTO: Invest in something so I'd never have to work again. Probably fix our club field and facilities. Give some to charity PERSON LEAST WELCOME AT YOUR HOME: Gavin Devlin, better known as 'The Horse'. He can stay in his own stable. Ha ha! IDEAL DATE: My gorgeous girlfriend, Edele Bloomer HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? By scoring the goal in the All-Ireland Minor Final - 1998, and hopefully then scoring a goal in the All-Ireland Senior Final, and of course, winning it too MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT ON OR OFF THE PITCH When I was caught mooning by my teacher Master Peter Canavan FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Joe Brolly, Maurice Fitzgerald INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: Daddy, Mammy and family THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Winning Winning the Minor All-Ireland 1998 BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Breaking my arm in a training session five days before the All-Ireland Vocational Schools Final which made me unavailable for selection OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Brian McGuigan (Tyrone); Cormac McAnallen (Tyrone), Beano McDonald (Laois) WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: Anything to speed it up. I liked the way the international rules had no restrictions on substitutes. I think there should be more publicity for GAA, especially here in Northern Ireland DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Very small minded to disallow a soccer game to be held on a GAA pitch for a very worthwhile event, such as the Omagh Fund DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: Stephen Mulligan (brother), Barry Mulligan, David Mulligan, Brian Mulligan, Lee Bradley (cousins) PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Monica Lewinsky with a packet of cigars Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 21st May 1999 Vol 9 No 21


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