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Twenty Questions to a Usual Suspect - Donaghadee

By BrianC
June 10 2003

Todays usual suspect is resident in Northern Ireland. Indeed he takes his handle from the small seaside town where he lives, Donaghadee.

Meet the family

Twenty questions to a 'Usual Suspect'


Real Name Billy Hamilton
Location Donaghadee, Co.Down - back after almost 30 years living in England
Occupation Secretary/Manager Donaghadee RFC - once again getting paid for loving rugby. It's a hard job but someone has to do it.

Movie(s) "Where Eagles Dare" - real Boys' Own escapism - on TV this Thursday
TV Programme(s) Baseball on NASN
Book(s) Non fiction and Dickens
Music Brass bands, Classical, '60s pop
Radio Station(s) BBC Radio Ulster - in the car
Food(s) Curries, Italian, Steak
Drinks(s) Red Wine, real ale (not readily available over here), AG
Place(s) to visit France
How long supporting LI? Probably since 1992
Best ever LI game (Excluding 2002 cup final) 47-7 cup defeat of Leicester
Favourite LI experience off pitch (Excluding 2002 cup final) European Shield trip to Valladolid
How did you start supporting LI? I was covering the games for the press and became hooked that way
What are your non-rugby pastimes? Quizzes, baseball, regular meetings of the Donaghadee Branch LISC (someone will explain the significance of that one)
Any Irish connection? Born in Ulster or as Tony Maloney says - "The Occupied Territories"
Most likely to say? "I will" on 26th September, 2003 (qv Donaghadee Branch LISC)
Least likely to say? No thanks I am teetotal
Tell us something about you we don't know. When in the police I was a personal protection officer to royalty and politicians

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