Matt Ruth (born December 1945 in Ballyragget, County Kilkenny) is an Irish former sportsperson. He played hurling and Gaelic football at various times with his local club Old Christians, Commercials and St. Patrick's and was a member of the Limerick and Kilkenny senior inter-county teams from 1973 until 1983. Ruth's son, Matthew, played minor hurling with Kilkenny in 2008.[1]

Matt Ruth
Personal information
Irish name Maitiú de Rút
Sport Hurling
Position Left corner-forward
Born Ballyragget, County Kilkenny
Height 6 ft 1 in (1.85 m)
Occupation Primary school teacher
Club(s)
Years Club
Old Christians
Commercials
St. Patrick's
Inter-county(ies)
Years County Apps (scores)
1973-1974
1975-1983
Limerick
Kilkenny
4
16
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 4 (1 as sub)
All-Irelands 3 (2 as sub)
NHL 2
All Stars 0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "From Kilkenny to Limerick back again: Matt Ruth". Kilkenny Cats. Retrieved 2010-04-01.