Moran Ollie

03 October 1997
Limerick’s Ollie Moran

NAME: Ollie Moran

DATE OF BIRTH: 7-11-75

HEIGHT: 6’ 2"

WEIGHT: 14st 7lbs

CLUB: Ahane

COUNTY: Limerick

NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): Fitzgibbon Cup 1995 - Waterford RTC; All-Ireland Freshers Hurling 1994 - WRTC

NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (OTHER): Rugby - Irish Under 18 team 1994; Munster Under 20 team 1994/1995

INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: v Kilkenny - NHL March 1997

TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Jamesie O’Connor, Clare

FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Kilmallock

HOBBIES: Snooker (and all sports generally)

FAVOURITE POSITION: Midfield

FAVOURITE PLAYERS: DJ Carey, Ciaran Carey

INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: Parents (Pat and Brigid)

THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Still waiting (for October 1997!!)

BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing 1994 Fitzgibbon Cup Final to University of Limerick in extra time

OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: David Hennessy - Limerick, Eoin & Paul Kelly - Tipperary

WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: Standard definition of all fouls to be enforced by better qualified referees

DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Players who aren’t reimbursed for any financial losses, despite the GAA making huge gains

DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES: Eoin and Paul Kelly (Tipp minors this year), Babs Keating (current Laois manager)

PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Muhammed Ali

FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: Don’t listen to myself often enough to know!

PET HATES: Creaking doors, unmannerly people

FAVOURITE FILM: Forrest Gump

IDEAL DATE: Sandra Bullock

HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED: As someone who lived a good life and had no regrets



Taken from Hogan Stand magazine
3rd October 1997
Vol 7 No 40