Farrell Gene

January 17, 1997
Kerry's Gene Farrell NAME: Gene Farrell DATE OF BIRTH: 7-11-72 HEIGHT: 5' 7" WEIGHT: 10st CLUB: Annascaul COUNTY: Kerry NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): Munster Minor Championship; Munster Under 21 Championship; Munster Senior Championship; All-Ireland Junior Championship NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (OTHER): A few medals with the parish soccer team, Camp United INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: October 1994 vs Kildare TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Paul Devlin (Tyrone) FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Austin Stacks Park, Tralee HOBBIES: Swimming, soccer FAVOURITE POSITION: Full forward FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Peter Canavan, Maurice Fitzgerald, Mikey Sheehy INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: Family THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Regaining the Munster title from Cork after five years BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Very poor team performance against Mayo in this year's semi-final OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Padraic Joyce (Galway) if he listens to my advice! He's a team mate in Tralee RTC WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: Umpires becoming more actively involved in maintaining discipline on the field of play DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Too much criticism for an amateur sport DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: All of them! Bingo and Johnny O'Driscoll are just two of many PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Georgi Kinkladze (Manchester City) PET HATES: Manchester United FAVOURITE MUSIC: The Prodigy FAVOURITE FILM: Michael Collins, it was the last film I saw IDEAL DATE: I'd better say my girlfriend or I'll be shot! HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? As a great fielder of the ball! Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 17th January 1997 Vol 7 No 3


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