Whether he’s spent the previous days scaling volcanoes in South America, sleeping in his shed or climbing up lamp-posts around South Belfast, Ben Sinnott always arrives in decent nick in time for Championship. A fan of late nights and late tackles, he was bang on-time with his ‘Minute With’…
1. Name? Ben Sinnott (Synott)
2. Age? 28
3. Playing position/role in club? Utility player
4. Favourite film? Has to be Notting hill. Classic
5. Favourite song? Darude Sandstorm
6. Favourite food/meal? Lobster
7. Favourite holiday destination? Anywhere in Italy
8. Favourite pitch to play on? Musgrave, can’t beat it.
9. Favourite club memory? Too many to pick one, a few of Euny’s rambling speeches and winning champo and the parties that came with it
10. Worst club memory? Don’t have one
11. Unsung club hero? John Bogue, man’s a legend, and Eunan Conway he never stops. Eamon Convery too.
12. Best player played with? Locky
13. Best match you were involved in? Beating Randalstown to remain undefeated, a couple of year ago we were a good few down points and it was torrential rain and we managed a smash and grab win.
14. Favourite quote? 1) “Ya got to have to want ta” (the auld man) 2)”there’s no I in team Ben but there’s a u in ….. (the red Jesus)
15. Best advice ever received? Don’t quit even if you feel like you’ve nothing left
16. What other club do you like to see do well other than St Brigid’s? None, hon the Biddies!
17. Favourite player growing up? The Gooch
18. Best trainer on the team? James Smith – any time you turn around he’s just doing toe taps or push ups, he loves GAA
19. Worst trainer on the team? Me. I’ve missed far too many sessions
20. Up and coming player to watch? Peter Henvey
21. Favourite thing about the GAA? The friends you make and the person it makes you.
22. Where would you like to see St Brigid’s in ten years time? In Casement Park winning senior championships