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Donnacha Mc Carthy

Townland: Brittas

DOB: 15-12-88

Height: 6 foot. Close enough to it anyway

Occupation: Quantity Surveying student in CIT

Favourite Position:H: Centre Back         F: Wing Forward

Junior Debut (Year and Opposition): 2005 Jun D football not sure of the opposition

Most memorable GAA Game: U-21 football championship 2008 against Ilen Rovers

Most memorable St. James GAA Moment: Winning minor football championship in 2006

Earliest St. James’ GAA Club memory: Going to an U-12 football final against Ilen Rovers in Castlehaven. (1995 I think) First 2 games were draws. They lost the 3rd. ABSOLUTELY EPIC

GAA Player you admire most: Sean Og O’ hAilpin

Best player you have played against: Daniel O’ Donavon - Kilmacabea

Best player you have played with: Kieran O’ Donavon – St James

Honours won: U-16 Football League 2003, U-16 Football C’ship 2004, Minor Football C’ship 2006, Under 21 Football C’ship 2005,  U-16 Hurling C’ship 2003, U-16 Hurling League 2003, Minor Hurling C’ship 2004, West Cork Junior B Football C’ship 2005, West Cork Junior B Hurling C’ship 2005, County Junior B Hurling C’ship 2005, Munster Junior B Hurling C’ship 2005, All-Ireland Junior B Hurling C’ship Runner-Up 2005 (St.James’)  County U-16  Football VEC 2004, Munster U-16  Football VEC 2004, County Senior Football VEC 2005, County Senior Hurling VEC 2006, Munster Senior Hurling VEC 2006 (Clonakilty Community College)

Greatest Influence on your career: Underage trainers (Football - Liam Evans and Hurling – My Father). More recently - Pearse O’ Sullivan

What you like most about St. James’ GAA club: The banter with the lads

Favourite St. James’ GAA Supporter: Tommy Murphy (relation)

Biggest moaner on the pitch: Dooley!

Laziest trainer on the team: That’s a tough one now, but it’s probably Sully even though he’s outstanding at the stretches in fairness to him!