Meet the Under-16 Hurling Management

Meet our Under-16 Hurling management team; Dean, John and Jakey. They’re looking for new players to join the Under-16 panel… training takes place on Monday nights at 6.30pm. All are welcome- no previous experience needed.


Name: John O Brien

School: Scoil Mhuire

What age did you start playing hurling: Started hurling in the back garden for years before joining Moorefield under-14

Favourite Position: half forward

Favourite hurler: DJ Carey

What I love about hurling is: simple, the best game ever

Name: Dean Ryan

School: Scoil Mhuire and PBS

How long have you been coaching: 6 years

Favourite inter-county player: Eoin Kelly

At what age did you start playing: as early as I can remember

Favourite Coaching Memory: An amazing 6 months coaching AFL in Fiji

Why do you love coaching: It’s a constant and never ending journey of learning and development for yourself and those you coach

Name: Jakey Donnelly

School: Newbridge Vocational School

Favourite Position: Backs

Favourite Inter-County Player: Martin Storey

What age did you start playing hurling: Can’t remember it’s that long ago

What do you love most about the game: The speed and skill



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