Murphy Barry

October 18, 1996
Clare's Barry Murphy NAME: Barry Murphy DATE OF BIRTH: 7-7-1975 HEIGHT: 5' 10" WEIGHT: 12st CLUB: Scariff COUNTY: Clare NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): Hurling - Dean Ryan Colleges medal; 3 county Minor and Under 21 Championships; Munster Senior Colleges football medal; member of Ireland Under 21 team v Scotland 1996 (Hurling/Shinty International) NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (OTHER): Munster boxing medal INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: November 1995 TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Micheal O'Halloran FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Semple Stadium, Thurles HOBBIES: Golf, swimming, soccer FAVOURITE POSITION: Full forward FAVOURITE PLAYERS: DJ Carey, Seanie O'Leary, Eoin Moloney (Scariff) THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Playing in the county final for Scariff against Sixmilebridge in 1995 BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing the senior hurling county final 1995 WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: Getting rid of the square ball and having a second referee on the pitch DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Not putting enough emphasis on underage training and skills DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: My father played inter county football for Clare PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Emma Caesari FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: As John Walsh (Scariff selector) says 'I'd give you my heart if I could' FAVOURITE FILM: Braveheart IDEAL DATE: Cindy Crawford HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? As the first Scariff person to play in an All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final and win Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 18th October 1996 Vol 6 No 42


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