Ballyhale Shamrocks - the players

THE Ballyhale Shamrocks players who are going for the club’s 14th senior county title this weekend:

THE Ballyhale Shamrocks players who are going for the club’s 14th senior county title this weekend:

Bob Aylward (34). Height/Weight: 6’1”/14st 11lbs. Occupation: Electrician

Biggest influence on career: Wife and children

Most treasured sporting possession: Club medals

Tom Coogan (33). 5’10”/12st 8lbs. Occupation: Carpenter

Biggest influence on career: Joe Dunphy/Parents

Most treasured sporting possession: 2009 county medal

Aidan Cummins (33). 6’1”/14st 5lbs. Occupation: Farmer

Biggest influence on career: Joe Dunphy

Most treasured sporting possession: Club All-Ireland medals

Dylan Doran (17). 5’10”/10st. Occupation: Student

Biggest influence on career: My team-mates

Most treasured sporting possession: Jersey signed by Kilkenny squad

Brian Cody (17). 6’2”/13st 5lbs. Occupation: Student

Biggest influence on career: Bill Carrigan/Tommy Walsh

Most treasured sporting possession: U-16 county final medal

Eoin Knox (22). 5’11”/13st. Occupation: Electrician

Biggest influence on career: Bob Aylward

Most treasured sporting possession: All-Ireland club medal

Alan Cuddihy (22). 6’/13st. Occupation: Painter

Biggest influence on career: John Shefflin

Most treasured sporting possession: Club All-Ireland medal

Brian Butler (17). 6’2”/13st. Occupation: Student

Biggest influence on career: Michael O’Sullivan

Most treasured sporting possession: U-16 Championship medal

Conor Walsh (19). 5’11”/11st 5lbs. Occupation: Duncan Fencing & Plant Hire

Biggest influence on career: Family and friends

Most treasured sporting possession: County medal

Enda Fitzpatrick (23). 5’10”/11st 7lbs. Occupation: Student (Carlow IT)

Biggest influence on career: Liam Holden

Most treasured sporting possession: U-21 county final medal

Eugene Aylward (16). 6’/11st. Occupation: Student

Biggest influence on career: Kilkenny senior team

Most treasured sporting possession: Aylward Memorial Tournament medal

Patrick Mullen (17). 6’1”/11st 1lb. Occupation: Student

Biggest influence on career: Vinny Teehan

Most treasured sporting possession: Leinster colleges medal (St Kieran’s)

Mark Aylward (26). 6’/12st 7lbs. Occupation: Student teacher (DCU)

Biggest influence on career: Family and Joe Dunphy

Most treasured sporting possession: Club All-Ireland medals

Stephen Donnelly (18). 5’2”/10st 7lbs. Occupation: Student (Carlow IT)

Biggest influence on career: Tommy Walsh

Most treasured sporting possession: My hurley

Liam Grant (33). 5’112/12st. Occupation: Teacher

Biggest influence on career: Joe Dunphy

Most treasured sporting possession: Roinn A minor medal 1997

Richard Reid (19) 6’/11st 7lbs. Occupation: Student (Carlow IT)

Biggest influence on career: Parents

Most treasured sporting possession: Colleges All-Ireland medal (St Kieran’s)

Keith Nolan (28). 6’/14st 7lbs. Occupation: Builder

Biggest influence on career: Joe Dunphy

Most treasured sporting possession: Club All-Ireland medal (2007)

Joseph Holden (22). 6’1”/12st 8lbs. Occupation: Teacher

Biggest influence on career: Jimmy and Ann Holden

Most treasured sporting possession: Club All-Ireland medal

T.J. Reid (24). 6’2”/14st. Occupation: Sales rep Connolly Red Mills

Biggest influence on career: Parents

Most treasured sporting possession: First county and All-Ireland club medals

Liam Elvidge (18). 5’10”/9st 5lbs. Occupation: Student

Biggest influence on career: Family

Most treasured sporting possession: U-14 County medal

Eoin Reid (27). 6’1”/13st. Occupation: Fund manager accountant

Biggest influence on career: Parents

Most treasured sporting possession: Club All-Ireland medals

Ger Fennelly (24). 5’11”/12st. Occupation: Carpenter

Biggest influence on career: Parents

Most treasured sporting possession: Club All-Ireland medal

Henry Shefflin (33). 6’2”/14st. Occupation: Bank of Ireland Finance

Biggest influence on career: Joe Dunphy

Most treasured sporting possession: County medal (2006)

Gavin Butler (20). 6’2”/13st. Occupation: Student

Biggest influence on career: Parents

Most treasured sporting possession: Club All-Ireland medal (2010)

Patrick Reid (30). 6’/12st 7lbs. Occupation: Farmer

Biggest influence on career: Parents and family

Most treasured sporting possession: Club All-Ireland medal (2007)

Paul Shefflin (32). 5’102/12st 8lbs. Occupation: Accountant

Biggest influence on career: Parents and Joe Dunphy

Most treasured sporting possession: Club All-Ireland medal (2010)

James Deasy (17). 6’/10st 6lbs. Occupation: Student

Biggest influence on career: Sean Reid

Most treasured sporting possession: Leinster Colleges medal

Willie Coogan (31). 5’8”/11st 4lbs. Occupation: Primary School teacher

Biggest influence on career: Joe Dunphy

Most treasured sporting possession: County final medals

Ronan Corcoran (17). 5’8”/11st. Occupation: Student

Biggest influence on career: Sean Reid

Most treasured sporting possession: U-16 county medal

David Harrington (34). 6’1”/11st 7lbs. Occupation: Coach and Landscaping

Biggest influence on career: The club

Most treasured sporting possession: Senior men’s All-Ireland hockey medal (2011)

James ‘Cha’ Fitzpatrick (27). 5’10”/12st. Occupation: Teacher

Biggest influence on career: Eddie Reade

Most treasured sporting possession: County final medal (2006)

Eamonn Walsh (26). 6’4”/15st. Occupation: Teacher

Biggest influence on career: Family

Most treasured sporting possession: First county and club All-Ireland medals

David Hoyne (30). 5’11”/13st. Occupation: Electrician

Biggest influence on career: Parents

Most treasured sporting possession: County medal (2006)

Michael Dermody (29). 6’/13st. Occupation: Engineer

Biggest influence on career: Parents

Most treasured sporting possession: County medal

Colin Fennelly (22). 6’2”/13st 10lbs. Occupation: Cadet, Irish Army

Biggest influence on career: Parents

Most treasured sporting possession: Club medals

Michael Fennelly (27). 6’3”/14st 8lbs. Occupation: Ulster Bank

Biggest influence on career: Parents

Most treasured sporting possession: Club All-Ireland medals

Eoin Doyle (18). 5’11”/13st 10lbs. Occupation: Electrician

Biggest influence on career: Parents