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Kieran Kiely’s Quickfire Questions


Quickfire Questions

Name: Kieran Kiely     
Club: Ballyhaunis HC Age: 25
Occupation: Primary School Teacher

Pre-match meal?
Poached eggs and bacon

Favourite player growing up?
Dan Shanahan

Best away day room-mate?
Adrian Brennan - the man never stops talking

Who would headline your houseparty?
Vince/Val Wega

First song they would play?
Living on a Prayer.

Favourite TV show?
Game of Thrones

Earliest GAA memory growing up?
Winning Cumann na mBunscol 5-a-side hurling with Logboy NS.

Who is the joker in the dressing room?
Jimmy Cribbin. He’s sorely missed since he crushed the foot back in July.

Most memorable sporting moment?
First start in a county final win in 2014.

Who is the best player you have played alongside?
Pierce Higgins. A serious warrior for 30 odd years.

Who is the best player you have played against?
Padraig Mannion.

Best thing about being a Ballyhaunis hurler?
Playing alongside your best mates. That feeling can’t be bet.

Worst thing about being a Ballyhaunis hurler?
Hughie’s hill runs. Piggery.

Favourite holiday destination and why?
A Sunday in Ann Curley’s is as good as any holiday.

Can you tell us an interesting fact about yourself?
Myself (1) and Seán Gildea (2) have more goals for Ballyhaunis footballers than established Clare inter-county footballer Eoghan Collins (0). He just can’t hit the cage.

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Milk, eggs, grapes.

Best advice you ever got?
“Kiely, Don’t f*%#*^g shoot’ — Brian ‘Deano’ Hunt