McManus, Tony

June 28, 1991
NAME: Tony McManus DATE OF BIRTH: 14/4/57 HEIGHT: 5' 11" WEIGHT: 13st 7lbs CLUB: Clan na nGael COUNTY: Roscommon HONOURS: One National League; one All-Ireland Under 21; five Connacht Senior Championship; 12 County titles; seven Connacht Club titles; three Sigerson medals PLACE OF WORK: Longford District Veterinary Office INTER-COUNTY DEBUT: versus Dublin, 1976 league, Roscommon TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Stephen O'Brien FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Hyde Park, Roscommon SPORTING AMBITION: To win an All-Ireland final DO YOU PLAY ANY OTHER SPORTS: Golf and indoor soccer FAVOURITE PLAYER AT PRESENT: Val Daly BIGGEST INFLUENCE ON CAREER: Clan na nGael club DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: The fact that players probably have less money when preparing for big games. I would think that some Meath and Dublin players were out of pocket preparing for those three matches WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: More refereeing courses with players having an input into refereeing standards BEST GAME SEEN: 1982 All-Ireland final Offaly v Kerry BEST GAME PLAYED IN: 1980 All-Ireland semi final v Armagh HOPES FOR 1991: To win an All-Ireland final and to win an All-Ireland club final Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 28th June 1991 Vol 1 No 15

Most Read Stories