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Aidan Walsh Quickfire


Quickfire Questions

Name: Aidan Walsh     
Club: Castlebar Mitchels
Age: 26
Barman at Mick Byrne’s

If money was no object, what would you do all day?

Surround myself with good people and enjoy every minute.

Tell us something about yourself we don’t know?
I know who won the lotto in Castlebar this Summer

What’s the most unusual thing you’ve eaten?
Couple of dinners cooked by Danny Kirby in America would make the eyes water

What makes you angry?
Watching Liverpool’s back four each week

First sporting hero?
Michael Owen

Your last meal before training and first food afterwards?
Usually rob something off Gerry or Donal beforehand and whatever the wonderful Mary Padden deems fit when we’re done.

One team-mate you’d have in your corner in tag-team MMA?
Toss up between Paddy Durcan and Matthew McCormack. Two specialists

Who is the best and worst dresser in your squad?
Cian Costello is squad fashionista and James Durcan’s wardrobe consists solely of white t-shirts and Mayo GAA apparel in case he meets Rochie in town.

Who is the prankster in the squad?
You would need thick skin sometimes in Benji Smith’s video analysis.
Any football superstitions?
Never pass to Mark Towey in the final third.

What makes you nervous?
Gerard McDonagh having a decision to make in front of goal

Who’s your ideal date?
My beautiful girlfriend Agnes

What’s the best show on TV?
Gerry Mc’s ‘top shot compilation’ seems to never be off the screen in the house.

Last time you cried?
Barry Moran tracked his man couple of years ago, tears of shock

Who’s the most famous person you’ve met?
Got a fistbump off Donald Trump before

Who would you like to be stranded on a desert island with?
The Wright Brothers

Who is the most under-rated player in Mayo?
Neil Douglas

What do you miss most about being a kid?
Non stop sports without aches and pains

What’s your most prized possession?
My work ethic

Best advice you ever got?
Good Guinness takes time.

Mayo footballer who was your childhood hero?
Maurice Sheridan

Best thing about being a club footballer?
Having the honour of representing my family and town alongside 30 good men.

Worst thing about being a club footballer?
Inconsistent scheduling  

Describe yourself in three words?
Nil Sine Labore

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