Player Profiles

Donal O'Callaghan

Inter-County Debut
Honours Won


When and where did you first play football/hurling? The first match I ever played was for Donoughmore gaa when I was 6 I was up at my cousins house and he had an u8 game and they were short numbers!!!!
Best career advice you were given: Play from the front and attack the ball
What skill do you think is the most important in football/hurling? Catching the sliotar and being able to kick accurately
What would you like to change about the game? Have set dates/weekends for all championship dates at the start of the year. A 2 week break in the summer with no games for holidays
Favourite sport other than football/hurling: Soccer/rugby
When I was a child I wanted to be… Play with man utd
Best Football/hurling memory outside of playing: Meeting DJ Carey in the dressing room after the 99 all ireland hurling final
Best Football/hurling memory as a player: Winning the mid cork u21 hurling 2009
If there was a movie made about your life, who would play you? Denzel washington!!!
Who is the greatest player you have seen? DJ Carey
If there was a ‘transfer market’ who would you buy? TJ Reid
The best invention ever… Computer
Person you would most like to meet: Roy Keane
Marooned on a desert island what could you not be without? My phone
Best national school memories: Sausages before every game and winning the hurling and the football finals in 6th class
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