Cahill, Adrian

March 29, 1991
Name: Adrian Cahill Date of Birth: 9/6/'71 Height: 5' 10" Weight: 12 stone Club: Birr County: Co. Offaly Honours: 2 All-Ireland Minor medals, Leinster U-21, Leinster Senior Hurling, County U-14, U-16 & U-18 Championship medals. Famous relations: Uncle Niall Cahill, President of the Irish Handball Association. Inter county debut versus: Kilkenny When: Summer 1990 Where: Croke Park Toughest Opponent: John Leachy, Tipperary Favourite Grounds: Croke Park Sporting Ambition: Winning All-Ireland Senior medal Do you play any other sports: Yes, soccer. (Adrian is far too modest to tell us that he is a more than useful footballer - both soccer and Gaelic. He has travelled to the U.K. for trials in the 11-a-side game and would have been an automatic selection on the Offaly minor football team which went under to Derry in the 1989 final. That summer the Birr lad concentrated on the small ball game and lining out at midfield was one of the stars when the Faithful overcame the Clare challenge at Croke Park Big brother Gary, on board the winning Offaly Minor selection of '86 has also made his Senior Inter-County debut only to be hindered by a series of niggling injuries since. Boyhood heroes: Jimmy-Barry Murphy Favourite player at present: Joe Cooney, Galway Biggest influence on career: Brother Vincent showed me all my tricks. Any dislikes about GAA: No Best game seen: 1986 All-Ireland Minor Final, Offaly v. Cork. Best game played in: 1989 replay against Kilkenny Minors in Portlaoise and 1989 All-Ireland U-21 against Tipperary in Portlaoise. Hopes for 1991: Winning an All-Ireland Senior Medal with Offaly and an Offaly club medal with Birr. Taken from Hogan Stand magazine Date: 29th March 1991


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