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Diarmuid O Donovan

Townland:  Dunmore

DOB:  26/5/85

Height: 5ft 10

Occupation: Teacher

Favourite Position: H Goalkeeper      F Goalkeeper

Junior Debut (Year and Opposition): 2002 v Plunkets junior b football c’ship

Most memorable GAA Game: 2005 west cork hurling final

Most memorable St. James GAA Moment: 2005 west cork hurling final (the day after was fairly good 2!!)

Earliest St. James’ GAA Club memory: Saturday morning football training aged 5!!

GAA Player you admire most: Brendan Cummins

Best player you have played against: Alan O Connor St Colums

Best player you have played with: Cathrach keane (UL)

Honours won:  West Cork junior b football and Hurling 2005, Junior B county hurling 2005, Junior B Munster hurling 2005, West Cork U21 football 2005, Minor Hurling county Championship 2001, West Cork minor Hurling Championship 2001, U 21 B West Cork hurling 2002,Numerous underage west cork hurling medals, U15 interdivisional hurling c’ship (carbery)

Greatest Influence on your career: Brendan Coone!! The first selector to play me in goal in hurling

What you like most about St. James’ GAA club: The comradery and the craic after championship matches!! The clubs new facilities

Favourite St. James’ GAA Supporter:  They’re all good supporters but there’s a few very recognisable voices when your’ on the pitch......Marguerite o D”pass it to shane!!!”, Patin “don’t mind that f****ing short passing!!” And of course Threasa o D “c’mon james’s”