Billy O'Sullivan

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Billy O'Sullivan
Personal information
Irish name Liam Ó Súilleabháin
Sport Hurling
Position Left wing forward
Born (1968-09-22) 22 September 1968 (age 46)
Ballygunner, County Waterford
Nickname The Dapper
Club(s)
Years Club
1985 - 2006 Ballygunner
Club titles
Waterford titles 7
Munster titles 1
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1987 - 2000 Waterford
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 0
All-Irelands 0
NHL 0

Billy O'Sullivan (born 22 September 1968) is an Irish sportsman. He played hurling with his local club Ballygunner and with the Waterford senior inter-county team.[1]

Early life[edit]

Billy O'Sullivan was born in Ballygunner, County Waterford in 1968. He was educated locally and from an early age he showed a great interest in hurling. Billy won an U15 Munster Colleges with De La Salle College, Waterford. He played for a combined Fitzgibbon Cup teams from 1987-1989.

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Billy plays his club hurling with his local Ballygunner team. He had some success at underage levels and in 1988 and 1989 he won two Under-21 County medal with the club. senior county medal with the club. Billy added senior county medals to his collection in 1992, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1999, 2001 & 2005. In 2001 he his converted county medal into a Munster club hurling title. O'Sullivan won his seventh county championship title in 2005 playing in a 14th senior county final. Billy also won an All-Ireland Clubs Sevens medal in 1993.

Billy still plays for Ballygunner at intermediate grade. He was elected club chairman in early 2010.

Inter-county[edit]

Billy joined the Waterford hurling team in the early 1987 and made his debut versus Kilkenny in the 1st round of the 1987 National Hurling League.

In 2000 Billy suffered a serious ankle injury against Killkenny in the national league.

Billy retired from inter-county hurling after the first round of the Munster Championship in 2000 against Limerick.

Billy won a Railway Cup medal in 1992.

Billy is brother to the present Waterford inter-county hurler, Shane O'Sullivan.[citation needed]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "O’'Sullivan, Billy". Hogan Stand. 1 November 1991. Retrieved 29 April 2011.