Daithí Burke

Daithí Burke (born 16 November 1992) is an Irish hurler and Gaelic footballer who plays for the Galway senior team and for his clubs Turloughmore and Corofin.

Daithí Burke
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Personal information
Irish name Daithí de Búrca
Sport Hurling
Position Full Back
Born (1992-11-16) 16 November 1992 (age 29)
Galway, Ireland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Occupation AIB bank official
Club(s)
Years Club
Turloughmore (hurling)
Corofin (football)
Club titles
  Football Hurling
Galway titles 7
Connacht titles 4
All-Ireland titles 2
Inter-county(ies)
Years County Apps (scores)
2014–
Galway 16 (0-0)
Inter-county titles
All-Irelands 1
NHL 2
All Stars 5

Burke made his debut for Galway against Laois, and was part of the team that reached the 2015 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final after defeating Tipperary in the semi-final.[1][2][3]

On 3 September 2017, Burke started at full-back for Galway as they won their first All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship in 29 years against Waterford.[4][5][6]

He has also played for NUI Galway.[7]

HonoursEdit

Hurling
Football
Awards

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Team news: four debutants for Galway". Hogan Stand. 31 May 2014. Retrieved 25 August 2015.
  2. ^ "Supersub Shane Moloney the hero as Galway down Tipp". Irish Independent. 17 August 2015. Retrieved 19 August 2015.
  3. ^ "Galway's defensive rock completed a novel set of All-Ireland medals in Croke Park yesterday". The 42. 4 September 2017. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  4. ^ "Emotions run high as Tribe end agonising 29-year wait". Irish Examiner. 4 September 2017. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  5. ^ "Galway end 29 years of hurt as they lift All-Ireland crown with win over Waterford". The 42. 3 September 2017. Retrieved 5 September 2017.
  6. ^ "Few fans have heard him speak and interviews are out of the question for mystery man who anchors Galway's defence". Irish Independent. 17 August 2018. Retrieved 17 August 2018.
  7. ^ "Hurling". Cois Coiribe. Autumn 2017. p. 39.