Tomás Ó Sé fancies management down the line despite 'huge commitment'

Management is something that appeals to Tomás Ó Sé but he intends sticking to media work for the foreseeable future.

“I would be interested down the road yes for sure, but not right now,” he told former Donegal player Kevin Cassidy in the Ulster GAA magazine Gaelic Life.

“It’s a huge commitment, one I couldn’t give right now.

“Who would I be like? I’m not sure. I played under great managers and I think if I got a mix of them coupled with my own personality surrounded by a good back up crew things wouldn’t be too bad.”

Ó Sé is only two seasons retired but has already noticed how the social element of being an inter-county player has disappeared entirely.

“I think the world knows that I didn’t stick to them all the time!” he said about drink bans.

“Look, we were well able to party with the best and we did but key to everything is that we knew when to put the head down and work and by God did we work.

“I think the social side of the game is non-existent in comparison to when I played but I think that’s wrong. 

“It does have a place in bonding and allowing the younger lads in particular to blend in more, they always get that bit more confident on a night out.” 

The Ventry man also took aim at those who mocked his former team-mate Paul Galvin’s career as a fashion designer.

“His clothes seem to be doing really well too despite all those that laughed at him, more success to him.”


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