March 21, 2022
Alongside our sponsor Danske Bank, Ulster Schools recognise the achievements of a footballer and hurler every month from across the spectrum of ongoing games and competitions.
For Feburary, the Danske Bank Hurling Player of the Month is Jacob Malone from St. Columba’s College Stranolar, Donegal.
Jacob has had brilliant performances so far for Stranolar in their Danske Bank U16.5 Maguire Cup campaign, with their semi-final against Gaelcholaiste Dhoire coming up soon 🏑
Comhghairdeas Jacob 👏
Name: Jacob Malone
Club: Sean Mac Cumhaill
Favourite Position: Centre Half Forward
Other Hobbies: Football and Soccer
Childhood sporting hero: Austin Gleason
Best player you played with: Dan Donnelly
Best player you played against: Johney Lin, Aodh Ruadh Ballyshannon
Best game you have been involved in: 2021 League final V Aodh Ruadh Ballyshannon
Best game you have been at as a spectator: Cork V Waterford Hurling Semi-Final 2017
Best advice you received: Work harder than the opposition and you will always come out on top
Biggest influence: Club coaches with Sean Mac Cumhaill in both hurling and football
Most important skill: First touch
Biggest strength in your game: My first touch
Are you want to improve on: Striking
Best thing about GAA: Playing with my friends