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Jason Forkan’s Quickfire


Quickfire Questions

Name: Jason Forkan
Club: Kiltimagh
Age: 21
Occupation: Student

If money was no object, what would you do all day?
Travel, I’d love to travel around America.

Tell us something about yourself we don’t know?
Believe it or not I used to play basketball for the Kiltimagh Giants, despite my height!

What’s the most unusual thing you’ve eaten?
It would probably be noodles and chicken, a favourite of TJ Byrne’s and Sean Walsh’s.
What makes you angry?
Always being late for training because of my brother SeÁn.

First sporting hero?
Roy Keane.

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Steak, eggs and the odd can or two.

Your last meal before training and first food afterwards?

It would have to be steak an hour before and maybe a sandwich afterwards.

One team-mate you’d have in your corner in tag-team MMA?
Am, I could nearly pick half the team here but I’ll have to go with Jack ‘Ballure’ Carroll, tough as nails.

Who is the best and worst dresser in your squad?
Both best and worst dressers would have to go to Gary Mallee. His questionable shades that often make an appearance on nights out can’t go unnoticed #gazmalleeclothing

Who is the prankster in the squad?
Dylan Roache or John Kelly, enough said.

What makes you nervous?
Damien ‘Golly’ Gallagher under a high ball.

What’s the best show on TV?
I’d have to go with Power, great show.

Who’s the most famous person you’ve met?
Mícheál Ó Muircheartaigh or Big Tom Byrne.

Who is the most under-rated player in Mayo?
It would have to be between Jack Carroll or Brian Gallagher.

What do you miss most about being a kid?
The ‘Sunday Game’. Myself and the cousins used to meet up at my grandparents’ house and play football until it was dark every Sunday without fail.

What’s your most prized possession?
Would have to be my under-21 All-Ireland medal.

Best advice you ever got?
Never let the fear of losing stop you from playing the game.

Mayo footballer who was your childhood hero?
It has to be Ciaran McDonald.

Best thing about being a club footballer?
Playing football with the people you’ve grown up with, and the friendships you make with people of all ages on the team.

Worst thing about being a club footballer?
David ‘T’ Walsh’s long warm-ups.

Describe yourself in three words?
Ambitious, motivated and competitive.


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