The Clare lads have settled on a policy for inter-county hurlers on Tinder

In our weekly 'Getting to know you' slot, Clare hurler Brendan Bugler talks Netflix, bad movies, rule changes and one teammate's use of Tinder.

The Clare lads have settled on a policy for inter-county hurlers on Tinder

Which professional athlete would you swap lives with?

Rob Gronkowski (New England Patriots).

Are you a Netflix/Box Office binger? Any recommendations?  

Yes big time, the usual (Narcos, Making a Murderer, Friday Night Lights,  Breaking Bad). 

Technology you can’t live without? 

Visualiser (when teaching). 

One team-mate you'd have in your corner in tag-team MMA? 

Patrick Donnellan

The worst book/movie you forced yourself to read/watch all the way through?

Marley and me.

Favourite GAA pundit or commentator? 

Marty Morrissey.

First sporting hero? 

Sean McMahon (Former Clare centre back).

Your last meal before training and first food afterwards?

Risotto rice with chicken and vegetables, Protein shake straight after training.

When did you last wear the county tracksuit top angling for a freebie? 

Clare U21 final in Cusack Park last year.

What’s the one rule change you’d like brought into the game?

In football I’d eliminate the black card and it should never even be considered for hurling.

On Tinder? How soon do you let it slip you’re a countyman? 

I’m happily married but Michael O'Malley has been saying he likes to mention it during the first two or three days.

Best nickname among your team-mates?

Born (Michael O’Malley). 

Tracks for your ideal dressing room/training run playlist? 

A: Lose yourself (Eminem), Last resort (PaPa Roach), Jigsaw (Ryan Sheridan), In the End (Linkin Park).

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