Billy Burke (hurler)

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Billy Burke
Personal information
Irish name Liam de Búrca
Sport Hurling
Position Centre-back
Born 1912
Tullaroan, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Club(s)
Years Club
1930s-1940s Tullaroan
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1934-1945 Kilkenny
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 4
All-Irelands 1
NHL 0

William 'Billy' Burke (1912 – January 1995) was an Irish hurler who played as a centre-back for the Kilkenny senior team.[1]

Burke made his first appearance for the team during the 1934 championship and became a regular player over the next decade. During that time he won one All-Ireland winner's medal and four Leinster winner's medals.

At club level Burke played with the Tullaroan club.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "County profile: Kilkenny". Hogan Stand. Retrieved 3 November 2011.