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Quickfire questions Evan O’Brien (Ballinrobe CS)


READY FOR ACTION  Pictured ahead of next Saturday's All-Ireland Post-Primary Schools Senior 'B' FC semi-final were, left to right: Ballinrobe Community School captain Nathan Moran, Tommy Conroy and Evan O'Brien. Pic: Michael Donnelly

Name:    Evan O’Brien
Club:    Ballinrobe
Age:    17
Occupation:    Student
Lives:    Ballinrobe

Tell us something about yourself we don’t know?
I first started playing football with Kilmaine.

Best nickname in your squad?
Tommy ‘Goals’ Conroy.

What’s your favourite TV show?

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Milk, creme eggs and my brother.

Which three guests would you invite to study with you?
Conor Heneghan (a man who is aiming for 625 points in his Leaving Cert), Jurgen Klopp and Jim Gavin.

Who’s your ideal date?
Roz Purcell.

What makes you nervous?
Darren Munroe’s tackling in the last few minutes of a tight game.

What’s been your worst holiday?
Having to share a room with four messy lads in Italy last year.

Any football superstitions?

Biggest messer in your dressing-room?
Paddy Feerick is always stealing jackets and jerseys at training.

What do you miss most about national school?
Seven-a-side football blitzes in Cong.

What’s your most prized possession?
My Connacht Senior Championship medal.

Most under-rated player in your squad?
Darragh McGovern, a great fielder of the ball and would run through a brick wall!

Last time you cried?
After winning the Connacht final a few weeks ago.

Best thing about being a schools footballer?
Missing lots of classes and getting to play with lads from all different clubs.

Worst thing about being a schools footballer?
Playing games in windy conditions in Bekan.

Best advice you ever got?
Work hard and just enjoy the game.

Three things you'd bring to a desert island?
Tea, biscuits and an O’Neills.

Favourite Mayo county footballer?
Diarmuid O’Connor – the man never stops running.

Describe yourself in three words?
Competitive, Energetic and Ambitious.

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