Bernard Flynn

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Bernard Flynn
Personal information
Irish name Bearnard Ó Floinn
Sport Gaelic football
Position Left corner-forward
Born Beamore, County Meath, Ireland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Club(s)
Years Club
St. Colmcille's
St. Joseph's (Laois)
Mullingar Shamrocks (Westmeath)
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1984-1994
Meath
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 5
All-Irelands 2
All Stars 2

Bernard Flynn (born 26 June 1965) is a retired inter-county Irish Gaelic footballer for County Meath in Ireland. As a teenager he attended secondary school in St Mary's of Drogheda. He enjoyed success play inter-county football in the 1980s and early 1990s on the Meath team's managed by Sean Boylan. For Meath he usually played at Full Forward. He played club football for St. Colmcille's of East Meath up to the 1991 season when he moved to St. Joseph's (Laois) and then to Mullingar Shamrocks (Westmeath).

During his playing career he won two Senior All Ireland medals (1987 and 1988) as well as five Leinster medals, three National League Medals and a Centenary Cup Medal (a competition played to celebrate the one hundred anniversary of the GAA). He won two All Star awards as well.

When playing for Meath he was part of a Full Forward line of Colm O'Rourke, Brian Stafford and himself, widely regarded as one of the best Full forward lines of all time.

He has worked as a GAA pundit for RTÉ.

Career statistics[edit]

Team Season Leinster All-Ireland Total
Apps Score Apps Score Apps Score
Meath 1984 2 0-01 0 0-00 2 0-01
1985 2 0-03 0 0-00 2 0-03
1986 3 0-05 1 0-05 4 0-10
1987 3 0-03 2 0-05 2 0-08
1988 3 0-10 3 0-01 6 0-11
1988 2 0-06 0 0-00 2 0-06
1990 3 2-07 2 2-03 5 4-10
1991 8 2-14 2 0-07 10 2-21
1992 1 0-00 0 0-00 1 0-00
1993 0 0-00 0 0-00 0 0-00
1994 3 0-06 0 0-00 3 0-06
Total 30 4-55 10 2-21 40 6-76

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