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Meet Jameson Hurley!

Each week during league play, Jameson Hurley presents the world with a dramatic retelling of the Nashville GAC hurling matches. We thought it was about time everyone met this illustrious writer…well, writer and editor. In addition to serious smarts, these guys are pretty dang cute.

Jameson Watson

jameson watsonName: Jameson


Nickname: Jamo


Number: 00


What was your first thought when you saw hurling?
 Ball!

When did you first decide you were hooked? On my first touch

Do you play any other sports?
 I chase squirrels, play tug, and I wrestle. 

What’s your day job? I am a journalist and I am the Chaplain of the Nashville Gaelic Athletic Club


What do you want to be when you grow up? A proctologist


What are your top five favorite movies or books? Ulysses, Clifford the Big Red Dog, Police Academy I, To Kill a Mockingbird, and Bambi (but mostly because of Thumper). I also like cat videos on YouTube.


Do you follow any of the Irish county teams? Cork


What’s your best memory? Breakfast


What’s your favorite band? Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention

What’s your biggest goal? Someday I am going to find out who’s a good boy.


Who’s your best friend? Anji Wall


What’s something people may not know about you? Probably the biggest thing that people don’t know about me is that one time, probably 2 or three years ago, I was going to—SQUIRREL!

Hurley Barry

hurley barryName: Hurley


Nickname: The Hurls


Number: 3, like my dad.


What was your first thought when you saw hurling?
 Do I need opposable thumbs to play?

When did you first decide you were hooked? When John gave me belly rubs.

Do you play any other sports?
 I’m a fair keeper at football.

What’s your day job? Guarding the house from thieves, kids, little old ladies, the postman, falling leaves, and the wind.


What do you want to be when you grow up? A good boy.


What are your top five favorite movies or books? Snatch. How the Grinch Stole Christmas. The Mask. Lassie. Benji. Cujo.


Do you follow any of the Irish county teams? Cork


What’s your best memory? When Conor McGregor won the interim belt.


What’s your favorite band? Anything classic rock. Oh, and Coldplay.

What’s your biggest goal? To evict the cat from my dog bed.


Who’s your best friend? Liam Barry


What’s something people may not know about you? I can spell L-E-A-S-H.

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