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Aston Villa star Ashley Westwood reveals interest in giving gaelic football a go

Published 04/08/2015 | 10:54

Ashley Westwood
Ashley Westwood

Aston Villa midfielder Ashley Westwood has clearly been talking to his team mate Jack Grealish about our national game.

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Grealish played gaelic football on the hallowed turf at Croke Park in 2010 and some of his fellow players have also expressed a liking for the sport.

Westwood was asked what sport he would 'love to be able to do'.

The 25-year-old from Cheshire said: "I'd love to have a go at Gaelic football.

"It just looks fun, smashing into people!."

He is also fond of Irish sportspeople as well as Irish sports. He was asked to name the sportstar that he most likes watching?

"At the moment I'm watching a lot of golf, so I'd have to say Rory McIlroy," he added

"He is doing really well at the moment. He is on fire."

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