Shane Gill


Name Shane Gill
County Dublin
Position Back
St Colmcilles Debut 2003

March 2017 Interview

Favourite Position: Corner-Forward
Colmcilles Debut:  2003 (Christ…)
Home Club:  Naomh Olaf
Home County: Dublin

Best G.A.A. Memory as a Young Player:  Playing Hurling and Football in consecutive years in Croke Park.
Favourite Sporting Moment as a Player:  Any time I’ve won a Championship Medal.
Toughest Opponents:  Paul Dolan (even though he’s on my own team!).
Any Pre-Match Superstitions: Don’t be so silly.

Biggest Joker: Me
Attention Seeker:  Tom Maloney
Best Trainer:  There are enough over-inflated egos around.
Worst Trainer: I’ve enough enemies, thank you.
Fastest:  Jason Donnelly
Toughest:  Paul Dolan again!
Most Talented: David Breen

If You Could Take One Footballing Attribute From A Teammate To Incorporate Into Your Game, Who & What Would It Be: I’m 99% perfect, but I wouldn’t mind being as tall as big Joe and being able to catch like that.

Favourite Sport Outside of Gaelic Games: Rugby
What Sport Would You Play if You Didn’t Play Gaelic Football:  Hurling
Best Footballer Ever:  Ciaran Whelan, just for the presence alone he had on the pitch.
Best Current Footballer: Bernard Brogan
Most Admired in Sport:  Probably Brian O’Driscoll
Favourite Movie:  The Labyrinth
Favourite Music:  Blink 182
Favourite Invention:  Ironing Water (who knew such a thing existed?!)

Rice or Pasta: PASTA
Fruit or Veg:  FRUIT
Ice-Cream or Chocolate:  CHOCOLATE
Cinema or Dvd: DVD
Netflix or Cable:  NETFLIX
Facebook or LinkedIn:  FACEBOOK
Twitter or WhatsApp:  WHATSAPP
iPhone or Android:  iPHONE
The Wire or Love/Hate:  LOVE/HATE
Chips or Crisps:  CHIPS
Chinese or Indian: CHINESE
Sun or Slopes:  SUN
Harry Potter or Luke Skywalker:  HARRY POTTER
Simpsons or Family Guy: FAMILY GUY
Wax or Gel: MATT CLAY – Not an option but, you make up your own rules so there Gilly!!
Steak or Chicken:  STEAK (but only on occasion. It loses its magic if it’s had too regularly)
Home or Away:  AWAY (in a home)

Shane Gill

Shane Gill

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