Foley Barry

November 15, 1996
Limerick's Barry Foley NAME: Barry Foley DATE OF BIRTH: 12-5-77 HEIGHT: 5' 10" WEIGHT: 13st CLUB: Patrickswell COUNTY: Limerick NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): Munster SHC medal; Harty Cup medal; 2 SHC (club) county medals; county medals at U14, U15, U16, U18 and U21; 3 City Sport Stars awards; Man of the Match, Harty Cup Final 1993 INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: Munster Championship 1996 against Clare TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Larry O'Gorman FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Gaelic Grounds, Limerick; Cusack Park, Ennis HOBBIES: Fishing, soccer, swimming, scuba diving FAVOURITE POSITION: Half forward or centre back FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Gary Kirby, Jimmy Barry Murphy INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: John Enright, Willie Moore, Phil Bennis THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Playing in an All-Ireland Final BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing the All-Ireland Final OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: John and Mark Foley, Liam Cahill, Sean Og O hAilpin WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: If some referees let the game flow a bit more DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Could spend more money on ways of promoting the game DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: Pa, Philip and Sean Foley (uncles), Eamonn Kelleher, father Liam, brother Des, Sean won an All-Ireland medal in 1973 PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Scootter or Richie Kavanagh FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: 'Whats good for the goose is good for the gander PET HATES: Missing scores from scoreable positions WHO WOULD BE THE LAST PERSON YOU WOULD GO FOR A PINT WITH: Gazza (Paul Gascoigne). I could end up going home with a black eye IDEAL DATE: Demi Moore HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? To have at least one All-Ireland medal, and one club All-Ireland medal, anything else would be a bonus Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 15th November 1996 Vol 6 No 46


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