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Quickfire questions with Sarah Tierney (Mayo ladies footballer)

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 Quickfire Questions

Name: Sarah Tierney
Club: Hollymount  Age: 26
Occupation: Trainee Accountant
Lives: Garrymore

Tell us something about yourself we don’t know?
I have a phobia called Pittakionophobia.

What’s your favourite TV show?
I don’t really watch TV unless it’s The Sunday Game.

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Turkey burgers, milk, rashers

Which three guests would you invite to your dinner party?
Graham Norton, Dwayne Johnson, Nathan Carter.

Who’s your ideal date?
Zac Efron (pictured).

What makes you nervous?
When Sarah Rowe goes a long spell without using the toilet.

What’s been your worst holiday?
Portugal 2017, I went with a few of the Mayo girls.
I bought a cheap suncream and ended up with second degree sunburn. A few the girls borrowed it as well and got scalded.

Any football superstitions?
My seat on the bus.

Biggest messer in the Mayo ladies team?
Yvonne Byrne, AKA Crazy, without a doubt! Marie Corbett comes to mind as well.

What do you miss most about being a kid?
Having no responsibilities and getting away with being a tomboy.

What’s your most prized possession?
My dog Molly.

Most under-rated member of Mayo ladies team?
Doireann Hughes, fantastic work rate.

Last time you cried?
Probably the week before my FAE exams when I had a little meltdown.

Best thing about being a Mayo ladies footballer?
Getting the opportunity to play alongside the best players in the country and you can’t beat the craic we have.

Worst thing about being a Mayo ladies footballer?
Living in Dublin and commuting home for training.

Best advice you ever got?
Probably from my mother, “it doesn’t cost anything to be nice”.

Three things you’d bring to a desert island?
T-bags, milk, kettle.

Favourite footballer from another county?
Bríd Stack from Cork.

Mayo footballer who was your childhood hero?
I actually loved the Galway football team back when I was a kid, I live on the border. I was a huge fan of Joe Bergin and Michael Donnellan.

Describe yourself in three words?
Stubborn, ambitious, positive.

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