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Georgie Leahy

Seán "Georgie" Leahy (1938 – 6 June 2017) was an Irish hurling manager, coach, selector and former player. His league and championship career with the Kilkenny senior team lasted just one season from 1970-71.[1][2][3]

Seán "Georgie" Leahy
Personal information
Irish name Seán Ó Laocha
Sport Hurling
Position Goalkeeper
Born 1938
Kilkenny, Ireland
Died 6 June 2017 (aged 78)
Kilkenny, Ireland
Nickname Georgie
Club(s)
Years Club
James Stephens
Club titles
Kilkenny titles 1
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1970-1971 Kilkenny
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 1
All-Irelands 0
NHL 0
All Stars 0

Leahy made his debut on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Kilkenny minor team. An All-Ireland runner-up in this grade, he later joined the senior team during the 1970-71 league-championship season. Leahy was an All-Ireland runner-up that year, however, he did win a Leinster medal as a non-playing substitute.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Kilkenny mourn great hurling servant Georgie Leahy". Hogan Stand. 6 June 2017. Retrieved 6 June 2017. 
  2. ^ Knox, John (6 June 2017). "Kilkenny mourns the great Georgie Leahy". Kilkenny People. Retrieved 6 June 2017. 
  3. ^ Kelly, Justin (6 June 2017). "Former Offaly hurling manager passes away". Offaly Express. Retrieved 6 June 2017.