Doyle Robin

May 23, 1997
Galway's Robin Doyle NAME: Robin Doyle DATE OF BIRTH: 17-1-75 HEIGHT: 6' WEIGHT: 13st CLUB: Mervue COUNTY: Galway NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): Connacht Minor, Junior and Under 21 Championships; member of Maynooth College Senior Hurling team NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (OTHER): Connacht Schools Triple Jump Champion 1992; Member of Galway City Underage soccer team INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: v Westmeath, League 1997 TOUGHEST OPPONENT: The girlfriend FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Tuam Stadium; Cusack Park, Ennis HOBBIES: Golf, fishing, snooker, current affairs FAVOURITE POSITION: Centre half back FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Glen Ryan (Kildare), Sean Og De Paor, Tomais Mannion (Galway) INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: Bosco McDermott and Mervue GAA club THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Galway minor captain 1993 BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing All-Ireland Under 21 semi final to Kerry 1996 OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Michael Donnelan and Declan Meehan (Galway) WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: 1) Allowing direct pick up off the ground 2) Increased television coverage DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: Yes, numerous cousins involved in underage scenes in Waterford PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: The Man from Delmonte FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: 'All right boss!' PET HATES: Mowing the lawn, a tidy bedroom FAVOURITE MUSIC: Queen FAVOURITE FILM: Pulp Fiction, In The Name Of The Father IDEAL DATE: Demi Moore HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? Good craic and a decent footballer Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 23rd May 1997 Vol 7 No 21


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