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May 08, 2019

Name:    Rory Buckley                    


D.O.B.    21/04/1989                    


Favourite Pastime outside of sport:            Finding new places for food and coffee.            


Favourite TV Show:        Game of Thrones                


Favourite Movie:        Gladiator                


Sporting Hero:        Roy Keane                


Earliest Memory of Playing for Macroom:                Underage training in the Castle Grounds Saturday morning when I was 5 or 6.        


If you could attend any sporting event what would it be?:                    Superbowl    


Biggest influence:        Without doubt my parents. Joe Carroll, Leo and Pa Goold were a great help all through my underage career too.                


Superstitions or match day routines:            Mostly involves a combination of stretching, foam rolling and hot water bottles these days!            


Favourite Macroom player past or present:                Unfortunately never got to see Tom Creedon (RIP) play but from everything I heard I always aspired to be like him.        


Best part of playing for Macroom:            Pride in representing our town and all the friends and memories made.            


Most important skill in hurling/football.                Being able to use both feet/hands.        


All time favourite GAA Player:            Anthony Lynch            


Three famous people to share a Connie Hurley's with:                    Tom Brady, Alex Ferguson and Pat Kelleher.    


Advice to younger/older players:            Use the ball when you can not when you have to.            


Have you ever taken a short cut while running the golf course:                        Never. If you take shortcuts in preparation you'll always have doubts come the big day.

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