Kildare U20 Captains Profile: Aaron Masterson

July 6th, 2018 | News, Teams

The Kildare Under 20 team take on Dublin in the first ever Eirgrid Leinster Under 20 Football Championship Final this evening Friday 6th July at 7.30pm. 

Come support the team and management in Bord Na Mona O’Connor Park, Tullamore. 

Aaron with Club & County Team Mate Mark Dempsey

 

Meet our Under 20 Captain – Aaron Masterson

Name:  Aaron Masterson

Age: 20

Height: 6ft4

Occupation:  Student

Club: Moorefield

Position:  Midfield

Position you would like to play: Full forward

GAA Honours with Club:

Minor A Championship 2015

Reserve A Championship 2016

Senior Championship 2017

Leinster Club Championship 2017

GAA Honours with County:

Leinster Minor Championship 2016

Three words to describe yourself as a player:

Honest

Hard working

Ambitious

Biggest influence on career: My Dad, Seamus ‘Sos’ Dowling and Ross Glavin

Most memorable sporting moment in a Kildare jersey:

Winning the Leinster Minor Championship in Croke park

Most memorable sporting moment in your club jersey:  Leinster Final and Kildare Championship final both stick out.

Who is the best player you have played with: Roli Sweeney

Toughest opponent: David Clifford wasn’t too bad

Player you most admired growing up:  Johnny Doyle and Daryl Flynn

Best advice someone has giving you: Put the High ball in Low

What advice would you give to young players: Practice with both feet

Best grounds you be played in:  Croke Park/ Newbridge

Sporting ambition for the future: Get on the Kildare senior panel and keep being successful with Moorefield.

What does it mean to you to captain the team? Huge honour for me to captain the team for this great group of players and proud to represent Moorefield.

Best of luck to the team and management from all at Kildare GAA!