Huban Peter

July 11, 1997
Galway's Peter Huban NAME: Peter Huban DATE OF BIRTH: 5-7-76 HEIGHT: 6' 3" WEIGHT: 14st CLUB: Kinvara COUNTY: Galway NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): Under 16 All-Ireland medal; Minor All-Ireland; Under 21 captain All-Ireland winning team 1996; captain winning Ireland Under 21 Shinty team v Scotland 1996; Our Ladys College, Gort - 1st year, junior, juvenile, senior - same team unbeaten in five years in all those grades NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (OTHER): Runners up with Our Lady's College, Gort in All-Ireland Colleges Final to St Kieran's Kilkenny 1993 INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: Galway minors 1994 TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Joe Cooney, Sarsfields, Galway FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Semple Stadium, Thurles HOBBIES: Cycling, swimming FAVOURITE POSITION: Centre back FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Joe Cooney, Gerry McInerney, Kevin Broderick, Gregory Kennedy (Galway), Paul Shelly (Tipperary), Damien Cleere, John Costello (Kilkenny), Joe Deane (Cork), Eamonn Taffee (Clare) INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: My parents, Conor Hayes during the eighties THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Captaining the victorious Galway Under 21 team 1996 BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing the 1995 All-Ireland Under 21 semi final replay to Kilkenny in Tullamore by one point OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Liam Hodgins (Galway), Patrick Costello, Gordon Glynn, Martin Cullinane (Galwya) WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: In some counties championship hurling continues on into the winter. It should be run of during All-Ireland campaign regardless whether or not the county is involved DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: They should splash out some of the huge amounts of money they make to the counties DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: My cousin David Huban was the captain of the Galway Under 16 team in 1996 PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Pele FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: To opponent on ground after after being decked! 'While you're down there, would you mind shining my boots!' PET HATES: Post mortems of matches after they have been played FAVOURITE MUSIC: Dance, rock FAVOURITE FILM: Legends of the Fall IDEAL DATE: Sandra Bullock HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? As one of the greats, tough but fair Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 11th July 1997 Vol 7 No 28


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