Barrett Derek

September 18, 1998
Cork's Derek Barrett NAME: Derek Barrett DATE OF BIRTH: 4-2-77 HEIGHT: 5' 11" WEIGHT: 13st 7lbs CLUB: Cobh COUNTY: Cork NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): 1994 - County Minor Football (Cobh); 1994 - Munster Minor Hurling; 1995 - Munster Minor Hurling/All-Ireland Minor medal; 1996 - Munster Under 21 and Junior medals - hurling; 1997 - Munster Under 21 and Intermediate hurling medals; All-Ireland Under 21 and Intermediate hurling medals; 1997 0 Cork County Senior Hurling champions Imokilly; played Minor and Under 21 football for Cork; played Under 14 hurling for Cork INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: Munster Minor Hurling Final v Waterford 1994; Senior debut - 1996 v Limerick (hurling) FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Thurles, Co. Tipperary HOBBIES: Golf, cinema, socialising, soccer FAVOURITE POSITION: Half back line FAVOURITE PLAYERS: DJ Carey, Liam Doyle, Brian Corcoran INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: My father (Declan Barrett), Jimmy Barry Murphy, Tom Cashman THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Minor All-Ireland Hurling 1995; Cork County Senior Hurling Final 1997 BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: 195 Munster Minor Football Final v Tipperary OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Sean Og O hAilpin, Michael O'Connell - Cork WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: Better organisation of timetable for games/training for dual players DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Games running into mid winter PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Demi Moore - for dancing lessons! FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: 'I didn't do anything ref!' PET HATES: People grinding their teeth or clicking nails FAVOURITE FILM: The Shawshank Redemption FAVOURITE MUSIC: U2 - Joshua Tree and Boy IDEAL DATE: Can't say (my girlfriend is beside me!) HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? To win double senior All-Ireland medals with Cork Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 18th September 1998 Vol 8 No 38


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