Top Oil Schools Senior Cup Q&A
Name: Matthew Cosgrove
School: Sligo Grammar School
Date of birth: May 25, 1996
My dad Des has coached me since U-14level and has helped me with my rugby since then. Also my strength and conditioning coach Tommy Craddock has helped me in countless ways since I started playing rugby.
Famous Marist alumni?
Cathal Sheridan - Munster.
Player most admired?
Francois Louw, Bath RFC, for his leadership and the aggressive way he plays the game.
Most memorable game?
My first game for the Irish U-18 clubs in Italy v Italy was a huge honour and also winning the senior cup with my school last year.
What does it mean to captain your side this year?
It's a massive honour and something I had wished to do since I played Junior rugby. This role is a big responsibility as there has been many great Senior Cup captains.