2 time Clare hurling All Star – Brendan Bugler reveals all in Sportstalk star secrets


Brendan Bugler reveals all……

What do you eat on match day?

Chicken & pasta

Advice to young players

Don’t think you are better than you actually are but still believe in yourself.

Best individual display you ever saw from a team mate (club & county)

Tony Kelly (every time he plays Whitegate)

What’s your idea of a romantic date with the other half?


If you could change one rule in hurling, what would you change?

4 steps to 7 steps

Most annoying person you follow on snap chat & twitter –

Cyril Crowe

Best person you follow on snap chat & twitter –

Buff Egan

Apart from current county manager, who is the best manager you ever had?

Davy Fitz

Best club player that has never played inter county?

Kenneth Doyle (whitegate)

Team mate mostly likely to have his own TV show

Podge Collins

3 celebrity’s you would like to have dinner with

Brad Pitt

Angelina Jolie

Jennifer Aniston

 Best advice you ever got

Every time you pick up the hurley your improving

Funniest thing you have watched on you tube

Conor’s Sketches

If you could be one person for a day who would you be – 

Richard Bruton (Give the ASTI what they deserve)

 Most embarrassing moment playing hurling –

National league 2008 v Galway. whipped off after 13 minutes

Biggest moaner to referees on county panel & club panel

Ian Fahy (clubmate)

3 team mates you would bring with you to a desert island –

Paul Flanagan (so we can play a few tunes)

Paddy Donnellan (so he can sing a few songs)

Patrick Kelly (so he can tell a few stories)

Tell us about a funny story from your hurling career

Ran out of petrol driving home from a match.

Mike McNamara (who was manager at the time) was the only one in the car with me… Awkward


What is your favourite………


TV Programme – Cowboy Builders

Box set – Suits

GAA Pitch – Thurles

Position on hurling pitch – 5

County jersey (not your own) – David Burke (Galway)

Football team – Arsenal (kind of)

Holiday destination – Dubai

Other sport – Golf

Medal won – All Ireland

Hurling cliché – How’s he on the county panel? Sure he’s shite.

Often heard at a local game when there’s a much heralded county player on the pitch.

Quote – Fear has two meanings. Forget everything and run or Face everything and rise. The choice is yours

Woman on TV Sharon Ní Bheoláin

GAA analyst – Cyril Farrell

Other sporting event attended NFL game in New York

What’s app group you are in whitegate hurling banter

Podcast The GAA hour

Sports web site www.sportstalk.ie 



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