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Quickfire questions with Gary Nolan


Quickfire Questions

Name: Gary Nolan  
Club: Tooreen  Age: 32
Occupation: Harringtons Quarry

Best thing about playing for the club?
Doing something you love with your best mates.

Best thing about social distancing?
No more handshakes in Mass.

Worst thing about social distancing?
Not being able to see friends / family as much you’d like.

Best thing about wearing a mask?
Taking it off.

What’s your guilty pleasure TV show?
Come Dine With Me.

Which three celebrity guests would you invite over for a party?
Tommy Walsh, Roy Keane, Alex Ferguson.

What’s your most prized possession at the moment?
My car.

First thing you’ll do when Covid restrictions are scrapped?
Travel and go to a few gigs.

One old match you’d love to watch back?
Tooreen vs Robert Emmets in 2019. Went to extra-time. Kenny Feeney did untold damage that day.

County player you’d most like to room with?
Tommy Walsh, his ability to win ball was unbelievable.

Favourite post-match meal and drink?
Pints of Guinness in Eileen’s bar or Fitzers and a few slices of pizza.

Favourite song to get ‘up’ for a match?
‘Otherside’ by Red Hot Chilli Peppers

Best advice you ever got?
“There are piano players and piano carriers.” Paul Hunt when I used to wander to far away from the full-back line.

Last time you cried?
Winning the Connacht final this year. We put everything into that second half.

Sum up winning an All-Ireland semi-final in three words?
Dream come true.

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