Q&A with Derry Half Back Brendan Rodgers

We caught up for a Q&A with Derry Half Back Brendan Rodgers to go through The TAWS list from The GAA Bible.

Who was your favourite player growing up?

Ciaran Whelan. Always loved the gloves!

With no Ulster teams reaching the All Ireland SFC Semi-Finals, do Ulster teams need to change their approach?

Ulsters approach is improving. Always the same teams from other provinces. I would not change our approach.

What other Sport would you like to play?

Badminton…………It’s not outdoors

What’s the best advice to give any youngster wanting to make county?

Learn to Shoot, regardless of the position you play as it’s a flexible game


Kieran Donaghy celebrates in front of Brendan Rodgers of Slaughtneil after Austin Stacks scored a point
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan


Tekkers? – Best player technically you have played with or against?

Marty Clarke of Down. Seriously accurate kick passing.

Achievement? – Your biggest Achievement of your career thus far?

Winning the Ulster Senior Football Club Championship with Slaughtneil.

Worst…Taste in Music? Name and shame who?

Karl McKaigue (Derry)

Stadium? Apart from Croke Park, what’s the best stadium you have played at?

Breffni Park, Great Pitch. Great Close in Stand.

Ruairi Corrigan of Fermanagh has been tagged for a Q&A.