Vincy Twomey

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Vincy Twomey
Personal information
Irish name Uinseann Ó Tuama
Sport Hurling
Position Centre-back
Born 1929
Blackpool, Cork, Ireland
Died 30 May 1993 (aged 64)
Blackpool, Cork, Ireland
Club(s)
Years Club
Glen Rovers
St. Nicholas'
Inter-county(ies)*
Years County Apps (scores)
1950-1957 Cork 19 (0-1)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 4
All-Irelands 3
NHL 1
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 18:46, 12 September 2014.

Vincent "Vincy" Twomey (1929 - 30 May 1993) was an Irish hurler who played as a centre-back for the Cork senior team.[1]

Born in Blackpool, Cork, Twomey first excelled at hurling in his youth. He arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Cork minor team before later joining the junior side. He joined the senior panel during the 1950 championship. Twomey went on to play a key role during a golden age for the team, and won three All-Ireland medals, four Munster medals and one National Hurling League medal. He was an All-Ireland runner-up on one occasion.

As a member of the Munster inter-provincial team on a number of occasions, Twomey won one Railway Cup medal. At club level he was a multiple championship medallist with Glen Rovers. Twomey also enjoyed championship success as a Gaelic footballer with St. Nicholas'.

Throughout his career Twomey made 19 championship appearances. He retired from inter-county hurling following the conclusion of the 1957 championship.

Honours[edit]

Team[edit]

St. Nicholas'
Cork
Munster

References[edit]

  1. ^ "St. Nick's Hall of Fame". St. Nicholas' GAA website. Retrieved 12 September 2014.