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James Durcan’s Quickfire Questions



Quickfire Questions

Name: James Durcan
Club: Castlebar Mitchels
Age: 23
Occupation: Trainee Accountant

If money was no object, what would you do all day?
Golf and play football.

Tell us something about yourself we don’t know?
I was extremely allergic to eggs for the first 22 years of my life but grew out of the allergy. Or as the lads say, ‘I just finally got over myself!’

What’s the most unusual thing you’ve eaten?
My first egg earlier this year. Cold, burnt scrambled egg. I wasn’’t impressed.

What makes you angry?
Somebody telling me to relax.

First sporting hero?
Roy Keane.

Ideal date?
Meghan Markle, classy gal.

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Cheese, cheese. and more cheese.

Your last meal before training and first food afterwards? 
Mary Padden’s chicken pasta. She has us spoilt rotten.

One team-mate you’d have in your corner in tag-team MMA?
Gerry Mc [Donagh].

Who is the best and worst dresser in your squad?
Best has to be Donie Newcombe, the man can do no wrong. Worst is young Matty McCormack, he loves a dodgy shirt.

Who is the prankster in the squad?
The Big Bad Bird, Barry Moran. Can’t get a minute’s peace in that dressing room with him.

What makes you nervous?
‘Hoppy’ [Shane Hopkins] in front of goal.

What’s the best show on TV?
I’m a big Peaky Blinders Fan.

Who would you like to be stranded on a desert island with?
Bruce ‘The Boss’ Springsteen.

Who is the most under-rated player in Mayo?
Donie Newcombe. Watch out for Robbie Fallon too, the lad can move!

What do you miss most about being a kid?
Not having a worry in the world as long as I had a football and a fiver.

What’s your most prized possession?
The guitar.

Best advice you ever got?
Always drink the cream at the bottom of your pint.

Mayo footballer who was your childhood hero?
Ciaran McDonald/ Kevin O’Neill.

Best thing about being a club footballer?
That winning feeling with friends/family. Can’t beat it.

Worst thing about being a club footballer?
Not playing a championship game for three months and then playing four in two weeks.

Describe yourself in three words?
Cool, calm and sarcastic.


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