Francie Rasdale

Boho St Faber’s JFC winning captain in 1965, Harps player, ex chairman, ex umpire, committee member for decades, Scor supremo, hardcore Lotto activist and one of the most popular Harps within the club and beyond. We’ll let his words do the talking!
 

NAME:

FRANCIE RASDALE

 

AGE:

SENIOR, I have to admit.

 

FAVOURITE POSITION?

FULL BACK

 

FAVOURITE HARPS PLAYERS FROM THE PAST (YOU ARE ALLOWED THREE AND A BRIEF COMMENT ON EACH WOULD BE WELCOME)

Frank Cassidy because he would always cut straight for goal.

Ray Dundas – a class half back.

Sean Jones – a very clever player.

 

FAVOURITE HARPS GAME AND WHY?

1995 SFC Final – Our best ever day!

 

 

FAVOURITE CURRENT FERMANAGH PLAYERS? (YOU ARE ALLOWED TWO)

Tommy Mc Elroy.

Paul Ward. (Editor’s note: Eh??!? What’s goin on here?)

 

 

FAVOURITE FERMANAGH PLAYERS FROM THE PAST? (YOU ARE ALLOWED TWO AND A BRIEF COMMENT IS ENCOURAGED)

Jim Cassidy of Teemore a mighty centre half back.

Mickey Brewster – the key man in the Fermanagh success of 1959 / 60.

 

 

FAVOURITE INTER-COUNTY FOOTBALLERS? (TWO ALLOWED)

Sean O’Neill (Down) One of the greatest ever footballers.

Noel Tierney (Galway) A great defender.

 

WHAT ANNOYS YOU IN THE GAA?

People running down officials, refs and committees who haven’t so much as a clue about playing the game.

 

PAT SPILLANE OR JOE BROLLY?

Brolly.

 

MARTIN MCHUGH OR JARLATH BURNS?

Burns.

 

DO YOU HAVE A FAVOURITE SOCCER PLAYER? (WE ARE HAPPY TO ACCEPT ONE PAST, ONE PRESENT)

Ronaldo for his speed.

 

FAVOURITE MUSIC? (THIS QUESTION IS COMPULSORY!)

Traditional Irish, all the way! My favourites will always be Gaby McArdle, Jim McGrath and Charlie Woods.

 

FAVOURITE FOOD/MEAL?

Has to be steak.

 

FAVOURITE TV PROGRAMME? (COMPULSORY!)

Geantrai on TG4 is a brilliant music series.

 

FAVOURITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION?

Galway.

 

YOU WIN THE HARPS LOTTO, WHAT WILL YOU BUY YOURSELF?

A good pair of boots. But if it was a big Lotto, I would buy a new tractor, the blue Ford is near done.