Mulhare Paudie

December 08, 1995
Offaly's Paudie Mulhare NAME: Paudie Mulhare DATE OF BIRTH: 12-5-1976 HEIGHT: 5' 10" WEIGHT: 11st 7lbs CLUB: St Rynaghs COUNTY: Offaly HONOURS: Leinster Senior medal; Intermediate Hurling Championship medal; Minor B Football; Under 16 Leinster Hurling Blitz; Under 14 Leinster Football Blitz INTER-COUNTY DEBUT: Versus Down in the League 1994 TOUGHEST OPPONENT: All opponents are tough FAVOURITE GROUNDS: O'Connor Park, Tullamore; Croke Park OTHER SPORTING INTERESTS: Gaelic football FAVOURITE POSITION: Midfield BOYHOOD HEROES: All the '85 winning team, Matt Connor (football) FAVOURITE PLAYER AT PRESENT: Martin Hanamy, Brian Whelehan, Johnny Pilkington and DJ Carey INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: Family and underage trainers THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Making the Offaly senior hurling panel and reaching this year's All-Ireland Final OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: David O'Meara, Simon Whelehan, Stephen Byrne, Ray Devery WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: Less stoppages and ore free flowing play. No square ball rule, use of the advantage rule more by referees, more interest taken in underage players DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: It's getting too professional and admission prices for major matches are very high HOPES FOR 1996: To win an All-Ireland medal in September YOU COME FROM CLOGHAN WHICH IS THE FOOTBALL SIDE OF THE PARISH. DO YOU PREFER TO PLAY FOOTBALL: I like both hurling and football equally WERE YOU INVOLVED WITH THE OFFALY PANEL IN 1994: No OFFALY MANAGER EAMONN CREGAN TALKS A LOT OF SENSE. WHAT'S HE LIKE TO WORK WITH: He has great knowledge of the game and he always shows ways of improving your game Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 8th December 1995 Vol 5 No 49


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