Squad Number: 13
Date of Birth: 5th May 1988
Debut: vs Linfield (August 10, 2016)
Previous Clubs: Ballymena United, Lisburn Distillery, Limavady United, Ballymoney United, Dervock.
Gareth McConaghie joined the Bannsiders in July 2016 and has impressed during his spell with the Stripes. The centre-back was signed after playing junior football with Dervock but his stellar performances means he is one of the first names on the team sheet. His partnership with Stephen O’Donnell was resulted in the pair being named in the NIFWA Team of the Season, with Gareth also named Man of the Match in the Irish Cup win vs Cliftonville. He has recently agreed a new deal to remain at The Showgrounds until 2021.