Hoyne John

February 19, 1999
Kilkenny's John Hoyne NAME: John Hoyne DATE OF BIRTH: 2-4-78 HEIGHT: 6' 1" WEIGHT: 12st 10lbs CLUB: Graigue-Ballycallan COUNTY: Kilkenny NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): All underage titles with club including senior county title, 2 college medals with Kilkenny CBS, Leinster medals in minor, Under 21 and senior grade TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Cyril Duggan (Laois) FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Nowlan Park, Thurles HOBBIES: Socialising and jet skiing FAVOURITE POSITION: Anywhere except the full forward line THE WORST PLAYER TO TRAIN THAT YOU KNOW: Myself MOST EMBARRASSING MOMENT ON OR OFF THE FOOTBALL FIELD: Doing a stage dive only to see myself getting hopped off the ground FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Tony Browne, Brian Whelehan INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: My parents and Jim Neary THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Winning county final with club BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing to Portlaoise in the Leinster Club Championship OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: James Ryall and Gearoid Cleere WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: Underage coaching in the weaker counties DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Tickets for games are too expensive, having games on all year round as players nowadays are having no breaks DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: All the family PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: The referee of the match between my club and Portlaoise in the club championship FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: 'I'm gonna get messy' PET HATES: When matches are on a Sunday and you have to stay in on a Saturday night FAVOURITE MUSIC: Oasis FAVOURITE FILM: The General PERSON LEAST WELCOME AT YOUR HOME: The person that told the boys not to catch me when I did the stage dive IDEAL DATE: Denise Van Outen HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? By winning another county final and by scoring a last minute goal to win an All-Ireland Final Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 19th February 1999 Vol 9 No 8


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