Brian Costello

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Brian Costello
Personal information
Irish name Brian Mac Coisteala
Sport Hurling
Position Full-back
Born 1984
Abbeyknockmoy, County Galway, Ireland
Occupation Carpenter
Club(s)
Years Club
Abbeyknockmoy
St. Gabriel's
Club Titles
London titles 1
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
2011-present London
Inter-county titles
Connacht titles 0
All Irelands 3
NHL 0
All Stars 1

Brian Costello (born 1984) is an Irish hurler who currently plays as a full-back for the London senior hurling team.[1]

Costello has played inter-county hurling with Galway's minor, under-21, intermediate and senior teams, having captained the intermediate team in 2008 and was a member of the senior panel in 2009. Costello emigrated to London in 2011 where he linked up with the London senior hurling team. As an inter-county hurler he has won one under-21 all Ireland, one Christy Ring Cup winners' medal and one Nicky Rackard Cup winners' medal.[2][3]

In 2012 Costello was awarded a GPA All-Star for his contribution to the London Christy Ring winning team. In addition to the All-Star Costello was named the Christy Ring Hurler of the Year.

At club level Costello is a one-time county senior championship medalist with St. Gabriel's. He previously played with Abbeyknockmoy.


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profiles: Brian Costello". London GAA website. Retrieved 15 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "Canty and Finn inspire Exiles to title". Irish Independent. 6 June 2011. Retrieved 17 October 2012. 
  3. ^ Ó Conchúir, Darragh (11 June 2012). "Maher ignites London". Irish Independent. Retrieved 17 October 2012.