A Philly Minute With...Patrick McStravog
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!