A Philly Minute With...Patrick McStravog

March 18, 2020



Name: Patrick McStravog


Clubs: Na Toraidhe Hurling & Camogie Club and Kevin Barry’s Gaelic Football Club


Position: Half forward


Sporting hero: JJ Deleany (Kilkenny)


Favorite song: Luke Bryan "Play it Again" (No judgement)


Favorite movie: Smokey and the Bandit - A classic


Favorite food: My granny’s Irish stew


Favorite drink: Pint of milk

Ideal Holiday Destination: Cancun


Best GAA moment: That’s a tough one but I’d say winning my first county final with Eoghan Ruadh -my club at home.


Ambition for 2020 season: Go to the North American Finals and win another medal.


Pre-match rituals: I always put my right sock and right boot on first.


Any odd items in your football bag: Not really, I’d be happy if I remember my boots.


Best player you have played with: Hurling has to be Damien Casey mans different gravy. Football

has to be the Dude, have you ever seen that man hit a penalty??


Best player you have played against: Conor Johnston - St. John’s my last minor year.


Best trainer in the squad: hurling be Ben Liptock, football is probably Aidan Coyle.


Worst trainer in the squad: ME!!!!


Worst training drill: any sprints...


Your best performance: Minor County Final


One to forget: Too many to name


Where do you like to go out and celebrate after a big win: Anywhere as long as we get a win


Who’s the biggest joker in the team: Bobby Rea someone will have to step up now he’s moved away and left us


Who spends most time in front of the mirror in the dressing room: Tiarnan Donnelly facto....

Who’s the best/worst person to sit beside on the team bus: Me! I complain a lot.


If there was a transfer market who’d be in and who’d be out of the team: Again Casey, best hurler in Ulster.


Best piece of advice you were ever given: "Have a good bed and good pair of shoes, if you're not in one, you're in the other." (Mickey Da)


What’s the best part about being a member of your club: It’s great craic!

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