Sheedy Liam

September 12, 1997
Tipperary's Liam Sheedy NAME: Liam Sheedy DATE OF BIRTH: 24-10-69 HEIGHT: 5' 11" WEIGHT: 12st 7lbs CLUB: Portroe COUNTY: Tipperary NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): Munster - Under 16, Minor, 2 Under 21, 2 Junior; All-Ireland - Under 21 (1989), 2 All-Ireland Junior (1989, 1991); County Intermediate title with Portroe 1990; All-Ireland B CBS medal Under 18 1984; Junior and Senior inter firms Munster medals INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: 1989 League v Dublin in Croke Park TOUGHEST OPPONENT: All current Tipperary forwards in training, especially John Leahy; Justin Campbell (Galway) FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Gaelic Grounds (Limerick) HOBBIES: Love all sports, especially golf FAVOURITE POSITION: Anywhere in the half back line FAVOURITE PLAYERS: DJ Carey (Kilkenny); Larry O'Gorman (Wexford); Ciaran Carey (Limerick) INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: My brother John and Jim Madden (Portroe), my mother Bid, and the current Tipperary management. Also Mick Minogue (Under 21 manager) Roscrea THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Winning this year's All-Ireland semi final against Wexford BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: Losing the 1987 Minor Final to Offaly OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: My workmate James Moran (Limerick), Eugene O'Neill (Tipperary) WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: Allow the game to flow as much as possible DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: No real dislikes as my best memories and friends are all linked to the GAA. Would like to see small improvements in the treatment of players - expenses, more tickets etc. DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: My brother John plays and coaches with Portroe. My brother Jimmy coaches the juveniles in Roscrea where he lives. They'll soon be eligible for the Tipp Over 40s team PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: I'm training so often at the moment, it would be nice to meet my wife, Margaret FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: 'Mark up centrefield' or 'hows she cutting' PET HATES: Watching a match from the sideline due to injury FAVOURITE MUSIC: All types of music FAVOURITE FILM: Braveheart IDEAL DATE: Demi Moore would do just fine HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? A very friendly person that gets on well with everyone Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 12th September 1997 Vol 7 No 37


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