Sportstalk Star Secrets: Hurler of the Year Austin Gleeson

Sportstalk Star Secrets: Hurler of the Year Austin Gleeson

What is your Favourite……..

Film – Remember the Titans

Box set – Friends

GAA Pitch – Thurles

Position on hurling pitch – Centre Forward

County jersey (not your own) – Mayo

Soccer team – Liverpool

Song to listen to before a game – Deorro – Five Hours

Holiday destination – Bora Bora

Other sport – Rugby

Medal won – All Ireland u21

Quote – ‘Hard Work Beats Talent, When Talent Doesn’t Work Hard’

Woman on TV- Rachel Riley

Other sporting event attended – Chicago Bulls vs La Lakers NBA

What’s app group you are in- Too Many to choose from

Radio show you listen to- anything with good music

Sports web site –

Part of training- Tap Around beforehand or Warm down


Reveal all………


What do you eat on match day?

Chicken, Rice and Loads of veg.

Advice to young players

Never ever give up and always listen to your elders and coaches, they are there to help you.

What rules would you like to see changed in hurling? 

Let the Game Flow a lot more like the old days.

Most annoying person you follow on snap chat & twitter

Snapchat: Joe O’Dwyer loves showing off his guns and poses.

Twitter: Bryan ‘Ned’ Power supports Man Utd but is obsessed with jeering Liverpool.

Best person you follow on snap chat & twitter

Snapchat: Rickie Fowler the golfer.

Twitter: Shane Lowry very witty man.

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

Jim Greene!! Living Legend.

Best club player that has never played inter county?

Steven ‘Scratchy’ Wilmott best I’ve ever seen to hook a corner forward.

Team mate mostly likely to have his own TV show?

Thomas Ryan- could be literally anything!

3 celebrities you would like to have dinner with?

Conor Mcgregor

Adam Sandler

Jurgen Klopp

Best advice you ever got?


How do you think you will be remembered?

I don’t know, hopefully few years to go yet to decide

Funniest thing you have watched on You Tube?

Shaquille O’Neill funny moments! 12 minutes of laughter.

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

Charlie Sheenen just to see how mad he actually is…

Most embarrassing moment playing hurling ?

Running into the wire fence behind blackrock end goal playing minor in 2012 against Tipperary.

Biggest moaner on county panel & club panel?

County- Colin Dunford always has something to complain about!!

Club- Martin ‘fish’ O Neill let’s just say he hasn’t got much upstairs…

Team mate most likely to be a millionaire?

Jamie Barron!

Best hangover cure?

Go again!

Most romantic thing you have ever done

Now that would be giving away secrets…

What is the best invention ever?


Guilty Pleasure

High School Musical 2

Tell us about a funny story from your hurling career….

We were playing an u16 championship match in Mount Sion against Cappoquin and just about 25 minutes before the match one of the lads pulled on a wasp and about 20 yards away was Aaron Cody and it hit him straight in the forehead and the whole team just broke into laughter and he yet out a big scream and got stung by the wasp haha.













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