Brendan Hayes Player Profile

Goose HayesName: Brendan (Goose) Hayes


Date of Birth: 08-07-1990


Occupation: Cabinet Maker


Favourite Position(s)
Football: Backline
Hurling: Backline


Honours: U21 Double in 2009, 2011 and North Cork football 2012


Highlight of your GAA career to date? Winning double in 2009


Favourite thing about our club? Friendship with the lads you play and train with


Do you remember your first game for Shanballymore? No but remember first championship game I gave a fair shoulder to stop the opening score to set up a great game


Other interests outside of the GAA? Rugby and mountain biking


Which sports person would you most like to meet? Mike Tyson


Favourite sporting memory? At Munster and All blacks game in 2008 best atmosphere ever


A sporting event you would most like to attend? A rugby world cup final with Ireland


What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Use your strength and stand goal side for feck sake


What advice would you give to younger players? Keep training and believe your good enough


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


Favourite Film? Lord of the Rings or Snatch


Favourite TV show? Breaking Bad


Favourite book? Wouldn’t have one


Toughest opponent at training? Mick Donovan


Growing up my favourite hurler was? Ben or Jerry O Conner


Growing up my favourite footballer was? Didn’t have a favourite


If there was one thing you would change about the GAA, what would it be? More quality referees a bad one can ruin any game


If you owned a race horse what would you call it? Tescos Finest


In ten years time I hope to be? More successful


And finally who’s the longest in the shower? It differs I say

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