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Quickfire questions with Maria Cannon



Name: Maria Cannon
Age: 20
From: Burrishoole
Occupation: Student

Your mood right now in three words? 
Abso - lutely buzzing.

Best thing about being your age?
No hangovers.

Best thing about being from your town/village?
The neighbours - hailstones stick together.

Favourite Mayo player?
Jason Doherty. He has the “never give up” attitude

What’s your guilty pleasure TV show?
Prison Break

What’s your most prized possession?
My phone - it’s never out of my hand

One old club match you’d love to watch back?
Lads’ Intermediate club championship quarter-final, Burrishoole v Crossmolina — last-minute winner feeling.

Favourite team-mate?
Too difficult to choose! I love them all

Celebrity you’d most like to hang out with?
Ant and Dec - make you laugh by just looking at them.

Favourite post-match meal?
Cup of tea and rich tea biscuits.

Favourite song to get ‘up’ for a match?
‘Something Just Like This’ - Coldplay.

Last book you read?
Ray Goggins, Lessons from the Front.

Thing that makes you nervous?
Hearing the words, ‘Post to Post’.

Favourite sporting team?
Manchester United.

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

Last time you cried?
The time Colm and Enda asked me to defend.

Any superstitions?
Same routine before every game without fail.

What winning a county title would mean in three words?
Dream come true.


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