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The Big Interview - Niall Boyle

The Big Interview with Niall Boyle.

Niall is with the Gaels for 2 years now and has played in two county finals and collected a winner’s medal last season. A native of the St Killians club Whitecross in the county of Armagh he won a total of five medals last season, and looks up to former clubman Stocker McLoughlin as his role model.


What’s on your iPod?

Ed Sheeran & Sam smith at the minute


If you could change one thing about yourself, what would it be?

Improve my tackling skills


What are your hobbies and interests outside the GAA?

Rugby, films, TV series


What’s your favourite TV programme?

Love / Hate


Who’s your sporting idol?

Brian O’Driscoll


Do you have any unusual pre-match routines or superstitions?

Mars bar before throw in


What’s your earliest GAA memory?

1997 Ulster Championship Quarter Final in Omagh – Tyrone beat Armagh by 3 with a goal from Mattie McGleenan


What’s your favourite venue?

Páirc Naomh Cillian, Whitecross


If forced to play for another county, who would you choose?



What’s the best piece of advice you have ever been given?

Best to get your retaliation in first!!


If you could choose one footballer from another team to play with tcg  who would it be?

Colm Cooper


Who is the most difficult opponent you have ever encountered?

Aaron Kernan, Crossmaglen


Who is your all-time favourite GAA player/childhood hero?

Kieran McGeeney


Who has been the biggest influence on your career?

My father


What does this Club mean to you?

The club has helped me settle into London – Everyone is very welcoming in the club


Who is the best player on the TCG team?

Eoin O’Neill


Who is the most committed Club person at Carr?

Maurice Carr (I hear he’s well paid)


Who is your most confident team-mate?

Marty Mc Coy


Who is the worst dressed in the panel?

Brian Ross


Who is the worst trainer in the TCG panel?

Mark Gottsche


Who is the biggest joker?

Tomas Gribben


Which player on the TCG team always seems to be on the injured list?

Aidan Downes


Who fancies themselves as the best looking on the team?

Gary McGee


If you could make up an award for any player on team, what would it be? and who would get it?

Best Away Performance – Adam Askin 

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