Ross King (hurler)

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Ross King
Personal information
Irish name Rosach Ó Cionga
Sport Hurling
Position Left corner-forward
Born (1993-08-16) 16 August 1993 (age 27)
Rathdowney, County Laois, Ireland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Nickname Roddy
Occupation Sales adviser
Club(s)
YearsClub
Rathdowney-Errill
Club titles
Laois titles 2
Colleges(s)
YearsCollege
University College Dublin
College titles
Fitzgibbon titles 0
Inter-county(ies)*
YearsCountyApps (scores)
2014-present
Laois 22 (2-73)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 0
All-Irelands 0
NHL 0
All Stars 0
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 11 July 2021, 16:57.

Ross King (born 16 August 1993) is an Irish hurler who plays for Laois Senior Championship club Rathdowney-Errill and at inter-county level with the Laois senior hurling team. He usually lines out as a left corner-forward. [1]

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Career

King first came to prominence as a member of the Rathdowney-Errill club at juvenile and underage levels. He eventually joined the club's senior team and has since won County Championship titles in 2012, 2014 and 2019. [2] He simultaneously played with University College Dublin in the Fitzgibbon Cup, having earlier won a Collingwood Cup medal as a soccer player. [3] King made his first appearances at inter-county level during a three-year stint with the Laois under-21 team. [4] He joined the Laois senior hurling team in 2014 and was at corner-forward when Laois secured the 2019 Joe McDonagh Cup title. [5]

Career statistics

As of match played 10 July 2021.
TeamYear National League McDonagh Cup Leinster All-Ireland Total
DivisionAppsScoreAppsScoreAppsScoreAppsScoreAppsScore
Laois 2014 Division 1B 61-0950-0610-02121-17
201551-0530-0600-0081-11
201650-0310-0010-0070-03
201760-3940-4110-01110-81
201860-5840-35100-93
201952-0921-0173-10
202050-4110-1011-0271-53
202151-1610-0210-0271-20
Career total383-17192-44150-6572-08697-288

Honours

University College Dublin
Rathdowney-Errill
Laois

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References

  1. "Ross King return 'a massive boost' for Laois hurlers". GAA website. 9 May 2019. Retrieved 8 July 2019.
  2. "Rathdowney-Errill dethrone Camross in Laois". Irish Times. 29 September 2014. Retrieved 29 September 2014.
  3. "King's princely ambitions for Laois hurling". GAA website. 21 April 2017. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  4. "Leinster U21 HC: Dubs send 14-man Laois packing". Hogan Stand. 28 May 2014. Retrieved 8 July 2021.
  5. Graham, Brendan (30 June 2019). "Laois produce stunning second half display to capture Joe McDonagh Cup". The 42. Retrieved 2 July 2019.