Tommy Ryan (hurler)

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Tommy Ryan
Personal information
Sport Hurling
Position Forward
Born Thurles, County Tipperary
Club(s)
YearsClub
1940s-1950s
Thurles Sarsfields
Inter-county(ies)
YearsCounty
1940s-1950s
Tipperary
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 3
All-Irelands 3 (2 as Sub)

Tommy Ryan was an Irish sportsperson. He played hurling with his local club Thurles Sarsfields and with the Tipperary senior inter-county team in the 1940s and 1950s. He won three All Ireland Senior hurling titles with Tipperary, starting in the half forward position in the 1949 final against Laois. He was a used substitute in the 1950 final against Kilkenny, and an unused substitute in the 1951 final against Wexford. [1]

Hurling outdoor team game

Hurling is an outdoor team game of ancient Gaelic and Irish origin. The game has prehistoric origins, and has been played for 4,000 years. One of Ireland's native Gaelic games, it shares a number of features with Gaelic football, such as the field and goals, the number of players, and much terminology. There is a similar game for women called camogie. It shares a common Gaelic root with the sport of shinty, which is played predominantly in Scotland.

Thurles Sarsfields GAA gaelic games club in County Tipperary, Ireland

Thurles Sarsfields is a Tipperary GAA club which is located in County Tipperary, Ireland. Both hurling and Gaelic football are played in the "Mid-Tipperary" divisional competitions. The club is centred in the town of Thurles at Semple Stadium. The club was founded in 1881 and is the most honoured club in the history of the county championship with 36 County Titles.

Tipperary GAA Gaelic Athletic Association

The Tipperary County Board of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA) or Tipperary GAA is one of the 32 county boards of the GAA in Ireland, and is responsible for Gaelic games in County Tipperary and the Tipperary inter-county teams.

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Honours

Tipperary

All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship

The GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship, known simply as the All-Ireland Championship, is an annual inter-county hurling competition organised by the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). It is the highest inter-county hurling competition in Ireland, and has been contested every year except one since 1887.

The Munster GAA Hurling Senior Championship, known simply as the Munster Championship, is an annual inter-county hurling competition organised by the Munster Council of the Gaelic Athletic Association (GAA). It is the highest inter-county hurling competition in the province of Munster, and has been contested every year since the 1888 championship.

National Hurling League

The National Hurling League is an annual inter-county hurling competition featuring teams from Ireland and England. Founded in 1925 by the Gaelic Athletic Association, it operates on a system of promotion and relegation within the league system.

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References

  1. "Tipperary Senior All Ireland Winning Teams". Premierview.ie. Archived from the original on 2013-12-19. Retrieved 2010-06-02.