Name: Fergal Boland
Club: Tooreen Hurling Club
Occupation: PE & Maths Teacher
If money was no object, what would you do all day?
Tell us something about yourself we don’t know?
I’m fond of tea.
What’s the most unusual thing you’ve eaten?
A few beef nuts back in the day.
What makes you angry?
Being handed a milky cup of tea.
First sporting hero?
A good steak.
Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Milk, cheese, chicken.
Your last meal before training and first food afterwards?
Chicken and pasta before training and a cup of tea and jaffa cakes after training.
One team-mate you’d have in your corner in tag-team MMA?
Who is the best and worst dresser in your squad?
Best: Brian Delaney (a great man to pull off the skinny jeans)
Worst: Cathal Freeman (very fond of wearing his sister’s clothes).
Who is the prankster in the squad?
Any hurling superstitions?
Usually watch a repeat of a Munster Final or an All-Ireland Final before a match.
What makes you nervous?
When DK (David Kenny) is on a yellow card.
What’s the best show on TV?
Premier League Years.
Last time you cried?
17th September 2017.
Who’s the most famous person you’ve met?
Who would you like to be stranded on a desert island with?
Leno’ (a very steady man).
Who is the most under-rated player in Mayo?
What do you miss most about being a kid?
Being able to stay in the cot until late.
What’s your most prized possession?
All-Ireland under-21 and Nicky Rackard medals.
Best advice you ever got?
‘Hard work beats talent, when talent doesn’t work, work hard’
Mayo hurler who was your childhood hero?
Adrian Freeman and Keith Higgins.
Best thing about being a club hurler?
Playing with the lads you grew up with.
Worst thing about being a club hurler?
Waiting all year to play four or five matches.
Describe yourself in three words?
Ambitious, determined, sleepy.