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05-19-2006, 05:23 PM
Team Southie Boys


These Boston boys have a great history. Twins Matthew and Martin, both firefighters on opposite sides of the country, grew up in South Boston with their pal John. With their good looks, Irish charm and thick Boston accents, these guys seem to be able to sweet talk their ways out of any potential trouble.

They joined the hunt to feel like kids again. Will this adventure also bring them to a pot of gold?

Strengths: Fierce competitiveness, loyalty.

Weaknesses: Small but mighty.

Fun Fact: John had a record deal with Atlantic Records in the early 1990s.


Age: 32
Occupation: Mortgage Broker
Fave TV Show: 24
Fave Movies: A Bronx Tale
Fave Book: Bringing Down the House by Ben Mezrich
Hobbies: Football, soccer, weight training

John still resides in South Boston where he grew up with his best friends and teammates, the Mullen twins. John graduated from the University of Massachusetts at Boston and now works as a mortgage consultant. John says that he regrets not moving to Los Angeles with the Mullens back in the mid ?90s. Their friendship as kids was more of a brotherhood and he hopes that the ?Treasure Hunters? experience will give him a chance to experience that brotherhood again. Having grown up with six older sisters, twins Matthew and Martin meant the world to him. They became his brothers growing up, and that brotherhood continues, having grown stronger from the intensity of being a part of ?Treasure Hunters.? John is very athletic and ultra-competitive. Both he and the twins are driven, smart and focused. They know their intensity will be their edge in leading them to victory.He sends a big shout out to his daughter Isabella Mari and his son John Jr.

Age: 36
Occupation: Firefighter
Fave TV Show: The Contender
Fave Movies: Hoosiers
Fave Book: The Hobbit by J.R.R. Tolkien
Hobbies: Boxing, hockey, surfing

Martin moved with his twin brother Matthew from Boston to Marina Del Rey, California, eleven years ago. Martin, currently a LAFD firefighter, graduated from North Adams State College, where he studied sociology and business. The Mullens and their teammate John are as close as brothers and are always boisterous and hilarious when they get together. Martin and his teammates travel together often and he knows that their personalities will make a big impact on the show. The Southie Boys are representing their native Boston and Martin vows that they will give 100% to win ?Treasure Hunters.?

Age: 36
Occupation: Firefighter
Fave TV Show: The Contender
Fave Movies: Braveheart
Fave Book: All Souls by Michael Patrick Macdonald
Hobbies: Boxing, hockey, skiing

Matthew joins ?Treasure Hunters? with his twin brother Martin and best friend John. Originally from Boston, Matthew currently lives in Westchester, California. Matthew graduated from North Adams State College with a B.A. in sociology and now works as a firefighter for the LAFD. Matthew and his twin brother are inseparable, but admits that teammate John is often referee to their fights. The Southie Boys travel together constantly and are always looking for a new adventure, ?Treasure Hunters? being their latest quest. Matthew cites his team?s cleverness and eloquence as their greatest strengths, saying that they can easily ?talk a hungry dog off a meat wagon.?

source: www.nbc.com (http://www.nbc.com)

05-22-2006, 10:16 AM
Alpha Male Team #1.

Hopefully they're smarter than Eric and Jeremy... maybe then they'll win. ;)

05-22-2006, 11:06 AM
Hopefully they're smarter than Eric and Jeremy... ;)

I think my shoe is smarter than Eric & Jeremy :lol

05-22-2006, 11:18 AM
Aly, you're so mean! Don't put your show down to that level! Geez. :lol

05-22-2006, 11:37 AM
Oh no! Boston Boys!

Boston's already given us its share of awful reality TV stars (Boston Rob, Chris/Alex, Danielle) - I hope these guys can buck the trend.

05-28-2006, 04:17 PM
:yay :woo :yay So far my favorite team... Another pair of twins though [maybe some hooking up with the other twins? :))

I like them, they seam witty, funny, smart, and strong!! I could see them making it to the end, and I want them to!

I admit I was hesitant at first opening up the page as I thought they'd be like Hilly Billies... but they aren't!

05-28-2006, 04:18 PM
Why are they called Southie Boys? I mean, Boston isn't really the south...

05-28-2006, 04:21 PM
Why are they called Southie Boys? I mean, Boston isn't really the south...

Its not the fact of South Boys or Boston or anything... its why the heck did they call them selves the SouthIE boys?! Like what the hell? :lol

05-28-2006, 04:22 PM
Maybe they thought it'd be funny... but then again, some people are easily amused.

06-19-2006, 04:00 PM
We didn't really get to know them last night, or atleast I didn't lol... I didnt see anything to remember...

I definitly think they will do well, they look interesting though...

Also, I felt sorry for them, they were paired up with the Fogal family! :lol