Club Focus

This is a new series where we will focus on a member of the club. If you would like to suggest a candidate please email pro@clontarfgaa.com

Eanair/January 2017 - Fiche Ceisteanna with Stephen Coen

  

Our fifth Club Focus interviewee is Stephen Coen one of our Senior footballers and dual hurler. 

GRMA Stephen.

1. Name, Team and Playing Position
Stephen Coen, Senior Football, Roving Corner Back. Occasional appearances with the Killer Junior B Hurlers
 
2. How long have you been playing for Cluain Tarbh?
23 years since my transfer from Trinity Gaels as an under 10
 
3. Spaghetti Bolognese or Thai Red Curry?
I love a good curry, hot like myself.
 
4. Who were your childhood sporting heroes?
Roy Keane, Ja Fallon & Noel McCaffrey 
 
5. Connemara or Costa Del Sol?
A place called An Tulach in Connemara
 
6. What is your best memory of playing for Cluain Tarbh?
The Championship run last year and a good PJ Lynch team talk at half time
 
7. Do you have any superstitions/routines before you play a match?
I love to Turn up late & pretend to have a tight hamstring 
 
8. If you could pick one place in the world to live where would it be?
Pamplona in Spain
 
9. Which player is the worst trainer on your team?
I'd have to go with myself - hate the early morning sessions
 
10. Whats your favourite ground to play at?
Parnell Pk 
 
11. Do you have any nicknames?
Jack Russell, the tugboat 
 
12. What match did you most enjoy playing in?
The win against St Anne's in 2015 championship 
 
13. If you weren’t playing football/hurling/camogie what sport would you most like to play?
Played Rugby as a youngster but I'd say I've the right temperament for MMA
 
14. Cinema or theatre?
Neither, no one to go with 
 
15. If you were part of the rules committee what one thing would you change about the game?
2 yellow cards before a red. No black card. No suspensions longer than two weeks
 
16. Paperback or Kindle?
Paperback
 
17. Who is the toughest opponent you’ve ever played against?
Conor Whyte from Naomh Olaf or Ronan Doyle from St Vincent's. 
 
18. Where is your favourite holiday destination?
Ibiza 
 
19. Any pieces of advice for juvenile players?
Always treat match officials with respect
 
20. Whats your favourite word or expression?
"Welcome to the Techno Tunnel"

Previous Club Focus Interviewees

December/Nollag 2015 - Darren Ryan

October/Deireadh Fómhair 2015 - Morgan Walsh

August/Lúnasa 2015 - John Walls

July/Iúil 2015 - Fiona Coghlan

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