Player Profile

Gareth McConaghie

13 Defender

Nationality :Northern Irish
Date Of Birth :5th May 1988
Height :N/A
Weight :N/A

Position: Defender

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.

About Gareth:
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.

McConaghie celebrates with Matthew Kirk during the North-West Cup tie against Moyola Park.


The McConaghie clan celebrate the Bannsiders’ Irish Cup success against Cliftonville


McConaghie celebrates his match winning free-kick against Crusaders in October 2018.


McConaghie in action against Glentoran in October 2018.