We got catching up with Austin at the launch of the Littlewoods Ireland GAA Go Games in Croke Park. He told us what his favourite movie of all time is, and his ultimate cheat meal, as we find out a little more about the All Star winner behind the helmet.
What are you watching on Netflix at the moment?
Peaky Blinders! I just finished it, it is super!
Favourite movie of all time?
Tea or Coffee?
Ultimate cheat meal?
Favourite gym exercise?
Least favourite exercise?
Inspirational quote you live by?
The quote in Coach Carter actually, the one Cruz says when he is asked about his deepest fear.
Timo Cruz: Our deepest fear is not that we are inadequate. Our deepest fear is that we are powerful beyond measure. It is our light, not our darkness, that most frightens us. Your playing small does not serve the world. There is nothing enlightened about shrinking so that other people won’t feel insecure around you.
Tell us a weird about yourself?
I like flying but I don’t like heights – if that’s one? It’s a strange one!
What would be your ideal day off?
Just chilling out and doing absolutely nothing!
If you didn’t play hurling, what sport would you play?
Who is your sporting hero?
Best book you have ever read?
I actually really enjoyed John Kavanagh’s autobiography.
Anything, from The Greatest Showman soundtrack to literally anything!
What’s one you would change about yourself?
I don’t know really, there’s lots!