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In a West Cork Minute - Ciara Ryan

September 11th, 2017 8:00 AM

By Southern Star Team

West Cork ladies footballer Ciara Ryan.

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What do cats dream of? Well, according to West Cork ladies footballer Ciara Ryan, 18, from Clonakilty, it’s about life after Brian Cody! 

 

What’s the one thing you can’t live without? My brother’s sarcasm.

 

What would I find in your fridge right now? Mooju milk.

 

Name one element your sport could/should take from another? The mark from men’s football to improve high fielding.

 

What do you think about when you’re alone in your car? Funny moments that have happened to my friends.

 

Who has been the biggest influence on your sporting career (and why)? My dad, Paddy. He’s my personal chauffeur and gives the odd bit of good advice from time to time. 

 

Pick two celebrities to be your parents: Beyoncé and David Beckham.

 

What do you think cats dream of? Life after Brian Cody.

 

If you could play any other sport for one day what would it be? Tennis.

 

If you joined a circus, what would you perform? I’d ride a unicycle because it seems ‘wheelie’ fun.

 

If you could get rid of one county in Ireland what would it be and why? Cavan … so we wouldn’t have to travel far for matches.

 

What would you do if you found a penguin in your freezer? Ask them to tell me a joke from a Penguin bar.

 

Before we let you go, teach us something that we don’t know: Banging your head against a wall burns 150 calaries an hour … 

 

Ciara Ryan, Clonakilty, is a member of the West Cork senior ladies football team that is through to the Cork county championship semi-final where they will play St Val’s in the coming weeks. The West Cork divisional team beat Val’s, Bride Rovers and Mourneabbey in the group stage of the competition. Ciara has won four All-Ireland underage football medals with Cork was a dual camogie and football player for three years.

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