20 Questions: Tiernan "Hands" Kennedy
Gearoid O’Ceallaigh recently caught up with our new club treasurer Tiernan Kennedy. Tiernan, who´s brother is a former Madrid Harps player has big plans drawn up for the coming season and as he will be keeping a close eye on our finances, make sure you stay in his good books!!
Date of birth: 07/01/1987
Iberian Championship Appearances: 1
Position: Left half/full back
With the Gaels since: 2015
Sporting hero: DJ Carey, Jonah Lomu
Favourite musician: Bruce Springsteen
Favourite song: Danza Kuduro or any epic 90s Eurodance like Sash!
Favourite food: Mexican
Most embarrassing moment: Passing out in a portaloo at a Goldie Lookin' Chain concert.
Proudest moment: anyone of my legendary, iconic high catches
Biggest achievement: once got stopped four times in 20 minutes by the same guard for drinking (the same drink) on the street in Dublin circa 2009.
Toughest opponent Martin Clarke
Best footballer in the country and why?: Don't watch enough of that pansy sport to have an opinion. Richie Hogan would probably be better than all of them if he wanted, though.
Favourite movie: Last of the Mohicans
Favourite actor: Denzel Washington
Favourite actress: Eva Mendes
Favourite TV programme: Great British Bake Off (no shame - everyone else is scared to admit it)
If you were stranded on a desert island and were only allowed bring three things with you, what three things would you bring? Large jar of Nocilla Duo; big bottle of Mi Wadi Orange and Pineapple; a gun
Would you keep the same format for the Intercounty Championship?: Ulster is great, it's those southern eejits who need to sort things out.
The black card?: Keep it and refine it, changes take time.
Ambition for 2017: Not get injured. Try to make sure team doesn't have to rely on Mark McCourt's "goalkeeping".
¿Fútbol? ¿Baloncesto? ¡Fútbol gaélico!
A fantastic article by Sara Fernández on the rapid rise of Gaelic football throughout Spain!!
The Gaels feature briefly also!
Está en castellano so it's a perfect chance for you to practise your Spanish!!!