Carey Martin

May 24, 1996
Kilkenny's Martin Carey NAME: Martin Carey DATE OF BIRTH: 30-6-74 HEIGHT: 5' 10" WEIGHT: 13st CLUB: Young Irelands COUNTY: Kilkenny NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): 2 Leinster Senior Colleges; 2 All-Ireland Senior Colleges; 1 Minor All-Ireland; 3 Leinster Under 21; 1 All-Ireland Under 21 (OTHER): Numerous club hurling medals INTER-COUNTY DEBUT: Against Kerry in the National Hurling League TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Every opponent is tough FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Croke Park HOBBIES: Hurling, football, handball FAVOURITE POSITION: 1) In goal 2) Centre forward FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Ger Henderson INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: Parents THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Beating Galway in the 1994 Under 21 All-Ireland BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing to Tipperary in the 1995 Under 21 All-Ireland OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Damien Cleere, Sean Meally WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: Less stoppages in matches, more use of the advantage rule DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Admission prices, All-Ireland ticket allocation DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: DJ Carey, Jack Carey, Kieran Carey, Catriona Carey, Liz Carey PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Billy Connolly FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: 'And thats the truth!' PET HATES: Politicians FAVOURITE MUSIC: Traditional Irish music FAVOURITE FILM: Bodyguard IDEAL DATE: A holiday in Monaco with Cindy Crawford Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 24th May 1996 Vol 6 No 21


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