Meet the players: Mark Lowry

Name: Mark Lowry

Age: 25

Occupation: PainterMark Lowry

Previous Clubs: Newry Celtic, Midway United

Honours: Carnbane Premier League, Newry Celtic top goalscorer, Midway U18 player of the year.

Position: Striker

Footballing Hero: Eric Cantona

What are your interests outside of football? Spending time with the girlfriend and my son.

If you could take 3 celebrities to dinner who would they be and why? Nigella Lawson to do the cooking, Milton Jones for a good laugh and Ed Sheeran for a good sing song.

Tell us something about yourself not many people know! I’m a bit of an adrenaline junkie!

What is the best ground you have played in? Newry Showgrounds

What would you like to achieve by the time you hang up your boots? To climb as many leagues as possible with Newry.

Who is the joker of the team? Big Mackle (Paul McElroy) or Niall Crilly

Who is the best at training? David Anderson

Who is the worst at training? Joel Annett

Who has the worst dress sense? Niall Crilly with his wig on him.

One song that gets you pumped up for a match? Chain smokers –  Let me take a selfie

Who is the best player you have ever played with? Jimmy Walker

What one word would best describes you as a footballer? Speedy!

And finally…a word for the fans? They’re our 12th man, keep it up boys!


Cover photo: Brendan Monaghan