Byrne Damien

November 01, 2002
Tipperary's Damien Byrne NAME: Damien Byrne DATE OF BIRTH: 16-6-78 CLUB: Fethard COUNTY: Tipperary NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC):2 County FC; South Tipp U21FC; South Tipp U21 HC; Munster and All-Ireland JFC INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: My father Noel who introduced me to the games and Tommy Sheehan from Fethard. Interestingly, I ended up playing alongside Tommy on the All-Ireland winning JFC side THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Winning the All-Ireland JFC BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: This year's Munster SFC final replay performance against Cork PLAYERS WHO MOST ADMIRE: Well, it is a privilege to play on the same team as Declan Browne as he is a special talent. My own clubmate Brian Burke is a superb leader DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Players could be treated better even if we are well looked after in Tipperary FAVOURITE MUSIC: U2 FAVOURITE FOOD: Chinese FAVOURITE MOVIE STARS: Robert de Niro and Julia Roberts ADVICE TO YOUNG PLAYERS: Make sure you learn the skills as you can only improve from there Taken from Hogan Stand magazine November 2002 Vol 12 No 11

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