Danny O’Hanlon

Danny O’Hanlon #17

Full Name: Daniel O’Hanlon
Date of Birth: 8th April 1970
Place of Birth: Wokingham
Height: 5’8 1/2″ (174cm)
Weight: 10 stone (64kg)
Colour of Eyes: Bluey-green
Shoe Size: 8
Nickname: None
School Life: I enjoyed Maths, Games and English
Family: I live with my mum, dad and sister… and future nephew/niece!
Home: Feltham
Newspaper: The Sun
Favourite Food: Pizzas
Worst Food: Curry
Favourite Drink: Southern Comfort
Hobbies: Just hockey
Favourite room in the house: Kitchen
Top TV programmes: Only Fools and Horses, Open All Hours
Programmes you always switch off: Night Thoughts
Pets: Dog, a Rottweiler
Top music taste: Anything
Last record/tape bought: Rock Me Amadeus by Falco
First record you ever bought: One of those Top of the Pops things
Favourite chocolate/sweets: Golden Cup
Best film watched: Rocky IV, Johnny Dangerously
Top actor/actress: None
Best thing that ever happened to you: Starting hockey
Favourite colour: Blue
First thing you do when you get up in the morning: Turn the alarm off and go back to sleep
Former clubs: Richmond
Favourite equipment: Any!
Favourite player: Wendell Clark, Toronto
Favourite rink: Lee Valley
Worst rink: Bournemouth
Biggest influence: My aunt
Best game: Richmond Eagles -v- Bournemouth, drew 1-1
Worst game: The famous game -v- Streatham when Richmond walked off 0-16 down. I was in goal!
Worst injury: Chipped bone in my elbow
Best stadium: Maple Leaf Gardens
Favourite shirt number: 17
Transport: Geof’s car or LRT
Player for the future: Ludek, and Jason Reilly, Brad and Steve Higgins at Richmond
Advice for youngsters starting in hockey? Get into a good club
Favourite hockey people: Supporters
All-Star team: 85/86 Juniors – Matthew Roultby (Nottingham), Jim Johnston and Warren Rost (Streatham), Mark Salisbury, Philip Chard (Streatham) and Paul Davison (Durham)
Best game watched: Edmonton Oilers -v- Toronto Maple Leafs, 4-9 to Maple Leafs
Worst thing about hockey: Bad rinks and idiots who swing sticks about
What day of the week do you most dislike? Mondays and all mornings
If you were on Mastermind what would your specialist subject be? Food and drink!
Which other sportsman would you most like to be? Severiano Ballesteros, he leads a great life!
If someone gave you £50,000 tomorrow what would you do with it? Buy a car, go out for a nice meal and then waste it!
Ffavourite cartoon character? He-Man and Inspector Gadget
Most admired female: Mandy Smith