Aiden Herbert Player Profile

Name: Aiden Herbert

 

Date of Birth: 21-11-1991

 

Occupation: Mechanical Design Engineer

 

Favourite Position(s)
Football: Middle of the field, catching high balls and spraying balls around with the outside of the boot
Hurling: Anywhere, I’m very versatile in a game of hurling

 

Honours: Scaith na Scoil Double, U21 Double, Junior B Football, too many to remember tbh 😛

 

Highlight of your GAA career to date? Scoring 2-1 after 16 and half minutes in Kilworth against Ballyhooly on a hardy spring evening

 

Favourite thing about our club? The craic with the lawds

 

Do you remember your first game for Shanballymore? No

 

Other interests outside of the GAA? Snooker, Darts, Rugby, Soccer, Sports and Birdwatching

 

Which sports person would you most like to meet? Mark Selby, Andy Tate and The Wealdstone Raider

 

Favourite sporting memory? Getting my 12th century break and 3rd nine darter in the same day

 

A sporting event you would most like to attend? World snooker final in the crucible and world darts in the ali paly

 

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Don’t drink too much on a Saturday night, because you’ll be sick in the morning and wont be able get up for mass

 

What advice would you give to younger players? Develop a good touch and you might not have to run as much at training or in a match #touchiseverything

 

You may not know this but “I’m good at”? Karting

 

Favourite Film? Anchorman

 

Favourite TV show? Grand Designs

 

Favourite book? How to manufacture poitín the simple way

 

Toughest opponent at training? Sean Lynch

 

Growing up my favourite hurler was? Damien Fitzhenry

 

Growing up my favourite footballer was? Ciaran McDonald

 

If there was one thing you would change about the GAA, what would it be? An awful lot

 

If you owned a race horse what would you call it? You want some!? I’ll give t’ya

 

In ten years time I hope to be? A millionaire who runs a chain of coffee shops or world snooker champion

 

And finally who’s the longest in the shower? No idea

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