VIDEO: Aaron Kernan's life in Sunderland begins with a fitness test
We got our first glimpse today at how Aaron Kernan is getting on in Sunderland.
The Crossmaglen man is trying out the life of a professional footballer with the Black Cats as part of a new TV show from AIB called The Toughest Trade.
And today we got to see a sneak peek at his fitness test at the Stadium of Light, something that all pro footballers go through ahead of a move to a new club.
Aaron on Day One. Going through his fitness test at Sunderland's Academy of Light. How will he get on? https://t.co/IIDx5IcsCN
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We're sure that the 31-year-old surprised some of the coaches on Wearside with his fitness, considering Gaelic football is an non-professional sport (i.e. the players work full-time away from the pitch).