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Matthew Queenan quickfire


Name: Matthew Queenan
Club:  Lahardane McHales
Age: 22
Occupation: Student

If money was no object, what would you do all day?
Travel the world.

Tell us something about yourself we don’t know?
I’m moving to New York when the season finishes.

What’s the most unusual thing you’ve eaten? 

What makes you angry?
When someone makes me late.  

First sporting hero? 
Damien Duff, Seán Cavanagh.

Ideal date? 
Rachel Riley.

Name three things that are always in your fridge? 
Mooju, chicken and grapes.

Your last meal before training and first food afterwards? 
Chicken and veg’ before and a fruit smoothie after.

One team-mate you’d have in your corner in tag-team MMA? 
Conor Coleman.

Who is the best and worst dresser in your squad?
Best: Michael Coleman. Worst: Philip O’Malley.

Who is the prankster in the squad? 
Alan Gallagher.

Any football superstitions? 
Have to get the championship haircut.

What makes you nervous?
This quiz.

What’s the best show on TV?
Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

Last time you cried? 
After we beat Kilmaine.

Who’s the most famous person you’ve met? 
Jack Charlton.

Who would you like to be stranded on a desert island with? 
Tommy Tiernan.

Who is the most under-rated player in Mayo? 
Paddy Durcan.

What do you miss most about being a kid? 
Taking a nap during the day and it not being frowned upon.

What’s your most prized possession? 
My ticket from when Ireland beat Italy in Euro 2016.

Best advice you ever got? 
‘Nerves aren’t always a bad thing.’

Mayo footballer who was your childhood hero? 
Peadar Gardiner.

Best thing about being a club footballer? 
Playing with lads you grew up with.

Worst thing about being a club footballer? 
When your friends’ parents abuse you from the side line.

Describe yourself in three words? 
Under-appreciated, undervalued and modest.

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