Brian O Reilly Player Profile

Brian O Reilly
Name: Brian O’Reilly

 

Date of Birth: 06-1-1994

 

Occupation: Student

 

Favourite Position(s)
Football: Wing Back
Hurling: Centre Back

 

Honours: North Cork Football ’12, U21 doubles ’11 & ’14 with the club and a Tony Forristal with Cork

 

Highlight of your GAA career to date? Captaining the Junior hurling team

 

Favourite thing about our club? The camaraderie throughout the club

 

Do you remember your first game for Shanballymore? Think it was Novice Hurling league against KDY, won by a few points in the end

 

Other interests outside of the GAA? Rugby, Horse Racing and Cricket

 

Which sports person would you most like to meet? George Best in his hayday

 

Favourite sporting memory? Brian Corcoran’s point in the second half vs Kilkenny ’04 All-Ireland final

 

A sporting event you would most like to attend? Would love to have seen Dan Carters performance in the first test of the 2005 Lions Tour of New Zealand live.

 

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Always start the next season a better player than you finished the previous one

 

What advice would you give to younger players? Practise as often as you can

 

You may not know this but “I’m good at”? Taking frees! Just ask Eamonn Fitz….

 

Favourite Film? Snatch

 

Favourite TV show? Family Guy

 

Favourite book? Wouldn’t be a great fan of books to be honest

 

Toughest opponent at training? Richie ‘The Ram’ Burke, without a shadow of a doubt.

 

Growing up my favourite hurler was? Eoin Kelly – Tipp

 

Growing up my favourite footballer was? Padraic Joyce

 

If there was one thing you would change about the GAA, what would it be? Give more power to umpires and linesmen

 

If you owned a race horse what would you call it? No ‘F’ in chance

 

In ten years time I hope to be? Happy, healthy and still togging out for the black and red. Going out with Mila Kunis wouldn’t be too bad either I guess.

 

And finally who’s the longest in the shower? Jamie Sheedy

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