Cumann Lúthchleas Gael Cill Mhantáin

Robert Fitzgerald

Club: Annacurra

Age: 23

League Debut: vs Meath 2016

Championship Debut: vs Mayo 2018

Occupation: Teacher

Schools/College Attended: St. Bridgets NS Annacurra, Coláiste Bhríde Carnew, Maynooth University

Position: Goalkeeper

Favourite Food: Spuds and veg with a nice roast, cannot go wrong

Favourite Drink: Milk or tea

Favourite Music: One Republic

When and where did you first start playing Hurling? Apart from the front lawn as a child in Annacurra my Hurling career kicked off when I started playing with Carnew Emmets in 2006

Biggest influence on your Hurling career: The father would have to get the nod but James ‘The Bear’ Doran of Carnew would be a close second

Favourite Venue: From my one game there I have fond memories of Semple Stadium

Favourite G.A.A. player past or present: Eoin Murphy or Stephen Cluxton 

Toughest player to mark in training? James Cranely, his intensive gym sessions have him too strong for everybody else

Advice to younger players? Listen to your coaches even if you don’t agree with what they’re saying, they are there to help

Any other sports played? Football, Badminton


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