Ballygeehan, County Laois, Ireland
|Died|| 6 September 1967 (aged 70)|
St. Stephen's Green, Dublin, Ireland
| Laois |
Thomas P. Finlay (1897 – 6 September 1967) was an Irish hurler who played as a wing-back for the Laois senior team.
Regarded as one of Laois's greatest-ever players, Finlay played during the county's most successful period from 1914-15 before later lining out for Dublin. During his inter-county career he won two All-Ireland medals and three Leinster medals. Finlay was an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion.
At club level Finlay won several county club championship medals with Ballygeehan.[ citation needed ]
His brother, Jack Finlay, was also an All-Ireland medalist with Laois.[ citation needed ]
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