McCarthy Rory

August 30, 1996
Wexford's Rory McCarthy NAME: Rory McCarthy DATE OF BIRTH: 4-9-75 HEIGHT: 5' 9" WEIGHT: 11st CLUB: St Martins COUNTY: Wexford NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): Leinster Senior and Under 21 1996; Leinster Colleges football (St. Peters) Senior and Junior A INTER-COUNTY DEBUT: Leinster Final 1994 TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Brian Whelehan FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Nowlan Park HOBBIES: Golf, fishing, shooting FAVOURITE POSITION: Left half back FAVOURITE PLAYERS: DJ Carey, Liam Dunne INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: Friends and family THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: Leinster Senior Final 1996 BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: 1992 Leinster Minor Hurling Final OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Mick O'Leary, Paul Codd, Declan Ruth, Michael Jordan WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: 1) Open draw for the championship 2) Emphasis on encouraging and promoting the youth to play gaelic games, especially hurling DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Plenty as regards the administration and management of the organisation DO YOU HAVE ANY RELATIVES INVOLVED IN GAELIC GAMES?: Sister Maureen plays camogie, brothers Eoin and Colm play hurling PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: The owner of Augusta National Golf Course FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: 'Go away ge Booshy man' PET HATES: Begrudgers FAVOURITE MUSIC: All types of music FAVOURITE FILM: Braveheart IDEAL DATE: None really, women are all the same HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? For winning an All-Ireland medal Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 30th August 1996 Vol 6 No 35


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