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Quickfire questions with Mayo ladies footballer Rachel Kearns


Name: Rachel Kearns
Club: Crossmolina
Age: 20
Occupation: Student

Tell us something about yourself we don’t know?

I’ve two All-Ireland boxing medals.

What’s your favourite TV show?
Grey’s Anatomy.

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

Which three guests would you invite to your dinner party?
James Corden, Melissa McCarthy and Ciaran McDonald.

Who’s your ideal date?
David Beckham.

What makes you nervous?
When Sarah Rowe is driving.

What’s been your worst holiday?
Edinburgh when I was younger.

Any football superstitions?

Biggest messer in the Mayo ladies team?
Yvonne Byrne.

What do you miss most about being a kid?
Not having a care in the world.

What’s your most prized possession?
My make-up bag.

Most under-rated member of Mayo ladies team?
Shauna Howley.

Last time you cried?
Watching ‘Me Before You’.

Best thing about being a Mayo ladies footballer?
Putting on the jersey.

Worst thing about being a Mayo ladies footballer?
Social life.

Best advice you ever got?
“Hard work beats talent when talent doesn’t work.”

Favourite footballer from another county?
Sinéad Ahern.

Mayo footballer who was your childhood hero?
Ciaran McDonald.

Describe yourself in three words?
Honest, Determined, Motivated.

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