Broderick Kevin

09 February 1996
Galway’s Kevin Broderick

NAME: Kevin Broderick

DATE OF BIRTH: 20-5-1977

HEIGHT: 5’ 8"

WEIGHT: 11st

CLUB: Abbey/Duniry

COUNTY: Galway

NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS: All-Ireland Minor medal vs Cork in 1994 - All-Ireland Senior Colleges medal with St. Raphaels (Loughrea) in 1995 v Midleton CBS (Cork)

INTER-COUNTY DEBUT: Senior debt - in first round of National Hurling League vs Cork in Ballinasloe playing wing forward

TOUGHEST OPPONENT: (Full back). Vinny Maher - captain of the Galway minors 1995 and member of St. Raphaels college team which beat Midleton

FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Limerick Gaelic Grounds

HOBBIES: Collecting beer mats, playing pool, playing all sports

FAVOURITE POSITION: Full forward

FAVOURITE PLAYERS: DJ Carey and Joe Cooney

THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Winning the All-Ireland Colleges Final against Midleton. It was the first time ever for a Connacht school to win

BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing the All-Ireland Minor Semi Final against Cork in 1995 by two points

OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Vinny Maher (Loughrea), Liam Hodgins (Abbey-Duniry), member of Galway senor panel, Fergal Healy (Craughwell), member of Galway minor team of ’94 and ’95

WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: More direct and fast hurling

DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: Sister Anne, member of Galway senior camogie team

PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Rowan Atkinson (Mr Bean)

PET HATES: I hate being changed from position more than twice in one match

FAVOURITE FILM:
The Shawshank Redemption

FAVOURITE MUSIC: Dance music

IDEAL DATE: Mariah Carey



Taken from Hogan Stand magazine
9th February 1996
Vol 6 No 6