Hartnett Kevin

01 November 2001
Cork’s Kevin Hartnett

NAME: Kevin Hartnett


WEIGHT: 11st 7lbs

CLUB: Russell Rovers


NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): All-Ireland Minor medal; won 2 All-Ireland boxing medals; 2 county hurling and 1 Munster U16 hurling medals with Imokilly; 2 All-Ireland Atheltics medals

INTER-COUNTY DEBUT: April 2001 against Waterford (1st round MHC)

FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Semple Stadium, Thurles and Croke Park on All-Ireland Final day!

HOBBIES: Boxing, computers and other sports

FAVOURITE POSITION Midfield or centre back

INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: My parents, Mossie ’Champ’ Walsh, Mark Landers and Brian Corcoran

THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Winning All-Ireland Minor Final on the 9th of September

BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Being beaten by Tipperary in this year’s Munster Final

OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE John Gardiner, Brendan Barry (Killeagh), Matthew Foley (Carrigtwohill)

DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: I’ve no great dislikes but I do think players of all levels (Junior B to Senior) should be treated better

PET HATES: I really hate cutting the grass (we’ve got a huge garden out the back of our house)


FAVOURITE MUSIC: Dr. Dre/The Avalanches/David Gray, I’d listen to anything really

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED: As somebody who tried to do his very best in everything, both in sport and in life

HOW DO YOU THINK YOU’LL BE REMEMBERED: Hopefully, I’ll be remembered the way I would like to be remembered: somebody who gives 100% in everything

Taken from Hogan Stand magazine
November 2001
Vol 11 No 11

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