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)
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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