Cahill Liam

December 27, 1996
Tipperary's Liam Cahill NAME: Liam Cahill DATE OF BIRTH: 13-10-77 HEIGHT: 5' 9" WEIGHT: 11st 6lbs CLUB: Ballingarry COUNTY: Tipperary NOTABLE SPORTING ACHIEVEMENTS (GAELIC): 2 County Minor Hurling Championships with Ballingarry 94/95; Captain Tipperary Minor team 1995; 1 Munster Minor medal 1993; South Tipperary Senior Hurling 1996; All-Ireland VS Junior medals with Scoil Ruin Killenaule; All Star 1996; 2 All-Ireland Cross Country Running medals; NACAI Under 14 and Under 16 INTERCOUNTY DEBUT: National Hurling League against Cork in Christy Ring Park, February 1996 TOUGHEST OPPONENT: Tom Helebert (Galway; Liam Keoghan (Kilkenny); George Frend (Tipperary) FAVOURITE GROUNDS: Semple Stadium (Thurles); Gaelic Grounds (Limerick); Freshford GAA Field (Kilkenny) HOBBIES: Greyhound racing, golf FAVOURITE POSITION: Right corner forward FAVOURITE PLAYERS: Martin Storey (Wexford); Colm Bonnar (Tipperary); John Leahy (Tipperary) INFLUENCES ON YOUR CAREER: Parents and family, Fr. Tom Fogarty, officials of my club THE HIGH POINT OF YOUR CAREER TO DATE: The All Star this year in my first year of inter county hurling BIGGEST DISAPPOINTMENT: To be beaten in this year's Munster Final by Limerick OTHER PLAYERS WITH A PROMISING FUTURE: Michael Kennedy (Clonoulty Ross Mor); Eugene O'Neil (Cappawhite); Donal Shelly (Ballingarry) WAYS OF IMPROVING THE GAME: Improving the standard of refereeing, if possibly play games in summer months DISLIKES ABOUT THE GAA: Do not look after the players properly; charges too much money at matches of no importance PERSON YOU WOULD MOST LIKE TO MEET: Father Jack in the comedy Fr. Ted FAVOURITE PERSONAL SAYING OR TERM OF ABUSE: 'Go on ya musha' PET HATES: Bacon and cabbage FAVOURITE MUSIC: Oasis FAVOURITE FILM: Toy Story IDEAL DATE: Pamela Anderson HOW WOULD YOU LIKE TO BE REMEMBERED? I would like to be remembered as the holder of 9 All-Ireland medals Taken from Hogan Stand magazine 27th December 1996 Vol 6 No 52


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