Nevin, John

October 04, 1991
Name: John Nevin Date of Birth: 11/9/69 Height: 5 ft 9 inches Weight: 11 st Club: Old Leighlin (Gaelic football); Parnells (hurling) County: Carlow Honours: U-21 Special Hurling medal, Senior Hurling Kehoe Cup medal; Intermediate Football medal, 2 Intermediate Hurling medals; U-21 Hurling medal; SFL Div. 2 medal; Carlow Student of the year award 1990. Place of employment: Burnside Engineering Ltd Inter county debut versus: Football debut against Limerick in February 1988 at Askeaton; Hurling debut against Offaly in Div. 2 League in October 1989. Favourite grounds: Dr. Cullen Park, O'Moore Park Toughest opponent: John Finn from Mayo Favourite position: Right half forward Sporting ambition: To help Carlow win a major competition. Do you play any other sport: Soccer Boyhood heroes: John Egan from Kerry and Joe Hennessy of Kilkenny. Favourite player at present: Colm O'Rourke Any dislikes about the GAA: The abuse players get especially in weaker counties who don't have success. Ways of improving the game: By having an Open Draw All-Ireland. Best game seen: 1977 All-Ireland semi-final Dublin v. Kerry Best game played in: 1988 Leinster Championship against Laois Hopes for '91: To be part of a Carlow Senior Football team which hopefully will regain respect from other teams. Taken from Hogan Stand magazine Date: 4th October 1991


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