Toddy Pierse

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Toddy Pierse
Personal information
Irish name Tomás Mac Piarais
Sport Gaelic football
Born(1898-07-21)21 July 1898
Wexford, Ireland
Died 11 October 1968(1968-10-11) (aged 70)
Wexford, Ireland
Nickname Toddy
Occupation Medical doctor
Colleges(s)
YearsCollege
University College Dublin
College titles
Sigerson titles 2
Inter-county(ies)
YearsCounty
1918-1920
1921-1922
1923-1924
Wexford
Dublin
Wexford
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 3
All-Irelands 3

Thomas Edward "Toddy" Pierse (21 July 1898 – 11 October 1968) was an Irish Gaelic footballer. His championship career at senior level with the Wexford and Dublin county teams spanned seven seasons from 1918 until 1924. [1]

Pierse first played competitive football on the inter-county scene as a member of the Wexford senior team in 1918. He won an All-Ireland medal that year as Wexford won a record fourth successive championship. [2] In 1921 Pierse joined the Dublin senior team and went on to win back-to-back All-Ireland medals in 1921 and 1922. He also won three Leinster medals. Pierse ended his career back with the Wexford team in 1924.

Honours

University College Dublin
Wexford
Dublin

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References

  1. "Flashback to Wexford glory days". The Irish Times. 5 September 2009. Retrieved 27 July 2017.
  2. "Toddy Pierse medals go to auction".