Bobby Hinks

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Bobby Hinks
Personal information
Irish name Riobeard Mac Aonais
Sport Hurling
Position Right wing-back
Born 1918
Carrickshock, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Died 1995
Tramore, County Waterford, Ireland
Club(s)
Years Club
Carrickshock
Club titles
Kilkenny titles 5
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1939-1941 Kilkenny
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 2
All-Irelands 1

Robert "Bobby" Hinks (1918-1995) was an Irish hurler who played as a right wing-back for the Kilkenny senior team.

Born in Carrickshock, County Kilkenny, Hinks first played competitive hurling whilst at school at Mount Sion CBS. He arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Kilkenny minor team. He made his senior debut during the 1939 championship. Hinks went on to enjoy a brief career, winning one All-Ireland medal and two Leinster medals.[1]

As a member of the Leinster inter-provincial team Hinks won nine Railway Cup medal as captain. At club level he was a five-time championship medallist with Carrickshock.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Leinster Senior Hurling Finalists" (PDF). Leinster GAA website. Archived from the original (PDF) on 5 December 2014. Retrieved 1 December 2013.