Former Dublin hurling star, National league winner, and 5-in-a-row SHC winner David Curtin talks to Sinead Ryan about his favourite likes and dislikes. Dave will be raising money for the Irish Haemophilia Society next year when he competes in the Malin to Mizen Cyle
Fave Food:pasta carbonara
Fave Music: Bruce Springsteen and trad music!
Fave TV: love/hate and the graham norton show
Fave Book: reading Jim Stynes book at moment, love all sports autobiographies
Favourite Grounds: Nowlan park
What has been your greatest moment in sport? captaining ballyboden to 5 in a row
Who was the toughest opponent you ever faced? Ben O Connor very fast!!
What are your hobbies? cycling, cinema and icing some part of my body!!!
What are your vices? chocolate
Nominate the laziest: Conal Keaney or Simo (Lambert)
GAA Gripes? unfair club championship ,galway clubs straight into all-ireland semi after winning county title
Childhood heroes? Pat Nail, DJ Carey
Do you play any other sports? golf and gaelic football
Do you have any superstitions before a match? same dressing room seat
The highest point of your career to date? winning 1st county title with club/ National Hurling league medal with Dublin
Biggest Disappointment: losing leinster final 2007
Other players with a promising future: Cillian Moffat, Naoise Green
Ways of improving GAA: summer championship matches for clubs
Favourite Personal Saying or term of abuse: “hows the big dog”?!!
Pet Hates: People giving out about hard training sessions
What advice would you give to young players? Give everything you have to get the best out of yourself and take the disappointments and move on
How would you like to be remembered? Hopefully as player who gave his all, but probably be remembered for keeping physios in business!!!