Thursday 21 November 2019

'I dreamed of playing football for West Brom when I was younger'

Cian Kelleher
Cian Kelleher

Cian Kelleher

1. What's the one thing you always check is in the gear bag before you leave the house on match day?

Boots. I forgot them once when I was a lesson learned the hard way!

2. Who sits beside you in the dressing-room?

Ross Byrne. A good neighbour!

3. What is currently on your playlist?

The Lumineers.

4. What did you want to be growing up?

A footballer for West Brom!

5. Best advice you ever got?

Ask questions.

6. Worst advice you ever got?

Don't ask questions.

7. What is your phone screensaver at the moment?

Me and a few of the lads in Bali from the summer.

8. What's your last three Google searches?

1. Dogs for sale 2. Golf clubs 3. West Brom fixtures

9. You can be another sportsperson in the world, in any sport and for one event . . . who are you and what is the event?

Trent Alexander Arnold in the Champions League Final. Unfortunately...he's not with West Brom!

10. What is your favourite sandwich filling?


11. What was the last thing you bought?

Golf shoes.

12. If money was no object, who do you sign for Leinster Rugby and why?

Conor Carey. A powerful player.

13. What is your favourite piece of rugby memorabilia?

I haven't won it yet...but when I do, I'll let you know what it is!

14. Favourite away ground to have played at?

Eden Park.

15. What is the one staple item that all men should own and why?

Deodorant. In a dressing room full of lads, it's key.

16. What is your favourite Instagram page?

Barstool Sports / @barstoolsports

17. What was the last holiday you went on?

Was playing golf in Lahinch last week for a few days with a few of the Leinster lads, and was in Croatia before that in the summer.

18. Book or Kindle - and why?

Book. I don't own a kindle!

19. What's your own best memory playing rugby?

Winning the Schools Senior Cup with my mates. It's what sport is about. Sharing special moments with special people.

20. Which young player should fans be looking out for this season and why?

Harry Byrne. Went really well in pre-season and in the Celtic Cup and he has looked good in his games off the bench too in the PRO14.

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