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Quickfire questions with Damien Togher


Quickfire Questions

Name:Damien Togher
Age:26   Club:Castlebar RFC
Occupation: Salesman

Pre-match meal?
For Sunday games I normally have smoked salmon and poached eggs, or for the Saturday games chicken and pasta.

Favourite player growing up?
George Gregan for Australia. Unbelievable player.

Best away day room-mate?
Daire Mulgrew. We sit together at every away dressing room and get ready for the game as ritual. His socks always somehow ‘happen’ to end up in my gear bag after games.

Who would headline your houseparty?
Calvin Harris.

First song they would play?
Sweet nothing.

You win the Lotto, first thing you would buy?
Maserati Gran Turismo.

Favourite TV show?
Brooklyn nine-nine, Easy watch and always get a good laugh.

Earliest rugby memory growing up?
Ireland beating England when Shane Horgan scored in the corner in the last play of the game.

Who is the joker in the camp?
That would be our captain Mark Staunton. He’s really just a big kid.

Favourite holiday destination?
Cambodia, for the history of the temples, plus beers were only 50 cent.

Most memorable sporting moment?
2005 Champions League final.

Who is the best player you have played with?
Shane Casey – massive ball carrier and very skillful with the ball as well.

Who is the best player you have played against?
Mickey Murphy for Ballina. Best scrum-half in Connacht for a long time.

Best thing about being a Castlebar RFC player?
We’re all good friends and bring each other on to be better players.

Worst thing about being a Castlebar RFC player?
Nights out can get a bit out of hand at times.

Can you tell us an interesting fact about yourself?
I’m really 6’3 in person.

Name three things that are always in your fridge?
Milk, orange juice and chocolate puddings.

Best advice you ever got?
Attack wins games, defence wins championships.