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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