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'If you could....?' to Eek the Weeble

August 30 2005

The summer series of our supporters 'If you could' comes to an end with Eek the Weeble! Our very own Bog Snorkler! After a sensible start I have to thank Eek for some classic answers! Throughout the off season hopefully you have learned a little bit more about many of our 'Usual Suspects'

If you could............. Eek the Weeble - Martyn Cooper
Relive any 'non-sports related' moment in your life, what would it be and why? Without having taken any pharmaceutical products, experiencing a ‘tripping’ sensation whilst watching Led Zeppelin perform Kashmir. Only time music has ever taken me to a ‘different place’ … cosmic maaaaaan
Enjoy a 'champagne moment' again in your career which one would it be and why?

Back in NHS days and turning some patients from the brink – always a good feeling

Enjoy a 'champagne moment' again in sport which one would it be and why? Tough call between Oirish winning Powergen cup and the total ‘mentalness’ that went over the crowd – unique moment – and England winning World Cup – wasn’t there but shared that moment with loads of friends round a crappy TV - brilliant
Not be asked one question for the rest of your life what would it be?

“Did you do that?”

Be a celebrity for the day who would you be?

Christopher Biggins – daft answer to daft question – quite happy being me thanks

Be a sports star for the day who would it be? Paula Radcliffe – I’d love to be able to piss in the street and get away with it
Have dinner with 4 people from the past or present who would they be? Tommy Cooper; George Melly; My Missus; Winston Churchill
Witness one event from history what would it be?

My birth

Go back in time and give advice to a 13 year old Martyn Cooper what would it be? “It doesn’t make you go blind – go for it!”
Win any sporting event in the world what would it be? World Conker Championship
Try out a new sport what would it be?

Bog Snorkling as no one else seems interested in my brilliant idea of unicycle rugby!

Have one extravagance what would it be? A gyrocopter
Only ever eat one meal again what would it be? Everlasting – probably rendang
Live anywhere else in the world where would it be? Cornwall coast
Support any other Rugby Club which would it be and why? Munster – great fans, great passion, heritage as family have links to there
Tell us a claim to fame what would it be?

Was a child model and was in one of first British bands to appear on MTV

See into the future what do you expect to be doing in 10 years time?

Filling in a form to help the Craic website fill space during the off-season

Only ever drink one drink again what would it be?

Everlasting – probably AG

Do any other job other than your current one what would it be? Anything – I hate my current job!
Change one thing about yourself what would it be?

Make my willy a bit smaller so it didn’t frighten women off

Buy one player from past or present to play in London Irish colours who would it be?

Willy John McBride – the man was awesome on the pitch!

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