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Quickfire questions with Conor Finn


Name: Conor Finn
Occupation: Strength and conditioning coach at AXSOM Sports
Lives: Claremorris

Tell us something about yourself we don’t know?
I hate/am afraid of cats.

What’s your favourite TV show?
Game of Thrones/Breaking Bad.

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Milk, cheese, eggs.

Which three guests would you invite to your dinner party?
Mike Tyson, Valentino Rossi, Michael McIntyre — a good mix.

Who’s your ideal date?
My fiancée Lynda.

What makes you nervous?
[Donie] Buckley’s tackle drills.

What’s been your worst holiday?
Edinburgh in 2015, I was sick the entire week.

Biggest messer in the Mayo back-room team?
Joe Dawson or Mark Gallagher (medical/physio team).

What do you miss most about being a kid?
Summer holidays and being stress-free.

What’s your most prized possession?
AXSOM Sports Limited.

Most under-rated member of Mayo back-room team?
Liam Luddan and Shane Halligan (kit men).

Last time you cried?
October 1, 2016.

Best thing about working with Mayo?
Working with great people, management, support team and players, and big days in Croke Park.

Worst thing about working with Mayo?
Less time with the missus.

Best advice you ever got?
“Do something every day that your future self will thank you for.”

Three things you’d bring to a desert island?
Swiss army knife, lighter and a tent.

Mayo footballer who was your childhood hero?
Ciaran McDonald.

Describe yourself in three words?
Motivated, passionate, honest.