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27. Matty Holmes – Sponsored by Friends of Walney Central

Name: Matthew Holmes

Date of Birth: 24/04/1994

Height: 5ft 11

Weight: 108kg

Sponsor: Friends of Walney Central

Shirt Number: 27

Previous Clubs: Walney Central

Hometown: Walney

Achievements in Rugby: BARLA under 19s, Signing For Barrow

Best moment of your playing career: Winning 8 Trophies in the last 3 years with Walney

Rugby Idol: Sam Burgess

Worst injury: Dead Leg

Personal aims for the 2016 Season: To be part of the playing squad as much as possible and to improve in every way I can.

Most embarrassing moment: That Drop Goal/ Grubber

Earliest memory of watching or playing rugby: Playing a tournament back on Craven Park and winning back when I was 7 ish

What is your match day routine: Stay in bed for as long as possible

How do you relax outside of rugby: Generally just doing nothing/watch films/Gym

Favorite song to listen to before a game: Don’t really listen to music before the game

Favorite Films: The Hangover, Role Models, Pacific Rim, Cool Runnings

Do you play any other sports: None – Have tried most sports at some point though, It was mainly swimming back in the day

If you won the lottery what would be the first luxury thing you’d buy: Aston Martin

Favourite food: Garlic Bread but don’t mind a Chinese now and again

What makes you laugh: When something’s funny

If you could go anywhere in the world, where would you go: Australia

Where are you happiest: In Bed or Pub

Favourite comedianJack Whitehall/ Russell Howard

Which do you prefer? A night in or night out? Depends on what’s happening but a night out mainly

Favourite current & all-time TV Show: Walking Dead, Gogglebox, Games of thrones

Out of the current squad:

Who’s the biggest joker: Chez

Thinks he’s the best looking: Dan Morrow

Worst dress sense: Dewy

Worst dancer: Livey

 Spends the most time getting ready after the game: Not sure I’m usually one of the first to the food – possibly Liam