Michael McCann with Peter McNicholl

As part of Peter McNicholl’s HOW I GOT THERE series the All Saints man chats with Cargin and Antrim legend Michael McCann .

In this conversation, we come full circle to discover the importance of being 𝐀𝐋𝐋 𝐈𝐍 from the beginning.


This interview series is to show young people the journey and habits that local sportspeople have taken, to get to an elite level in sport. Hopefully, you or your kids can get some tips from it. π‡πŽπ– 𝐈 π†πŽπ“ 𝐓𝐇𝐄𝐑𝐄

βœ… 01:13 Who was the first player to give you a roasting?

βœ… 04:31 How do you recover from a bad start to the game?

βœ… 8:22 Who were your inspirations growing up?

βœ… 10:25 Building Culture at Club Level

βœ… 14:36 What sports did you play growing up?

βœ… 16:03 Should kids play multiple sports or focus on one?

βœ… 17:44 Boxing Memories at All Saints ABC and Ulster Title

βœ… 23:07 How do you cope with pressure and nerves?

βœ… 27:33 Fitness Levels

βœ… 28:50 Michaels Weekly Training and Nutrition Habits

βœ… 38:04 Advice to younger couples when balancing sport and a relationship βœ… 41:52 Changing Schools and winning Macrory & Hogan Cups

βœ… 44:11 Importance of College Football for player development

βœ… 53:17 Have you ever been cut or dropped?

βœ… 59:44 Advice on dropping players from player perspective

βœ… 1:02:36 Would you ever ask the manager why you were cut?

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