|Born||11 January 1981|
Ballyea, County Clare
Tony Griffin is a former inter-country Gaelic hurling player who retired from that in November 2009.
He played for NUI Galway in the Fitzgibbon Cup.
In 2000, he was called up to the Clare intercounty team under Ger Loughnane.
In 2006 Griffin was inducted into the GAA All-Star team in the Left Corner Forward position. He had been nominated for an All-Star in twice previously in 2004 & 2005. On 16 November 2009, Griffin retired from inter-county hurling with Clare, citing a lack of 'confidence in the current management structure' as one of the main reasons for doing so.
In 2007, Tony took a year out of hurling to do a cycle across Canada in memory of his father Jerome who died from cancer.[ citation needed ]
In June 2010 he released his autobiography titled Screaming At The Sky.[ citation needed ]
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