Charlie Carter

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Charlie Carter
Personal information
Irish name Séarlas Mac Artúir
Sport Hurling
Position Right corner-forward
Born 1970
Gowran, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Height 5 ft 8 in (1.73 m)
Occupation Farmer
Years Club
Young Irelands
Club titles
Kilkenny titles 2
Years County Apps (scores)
1990-2003 Kilkenny 29 (7-63)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 4
All-Irelands 3
All Stars 3
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 23:02, 13 August 2014.

Charles "Charlie" Carter (born 1970) is an Irish retired hurler who played as a tight corner-forward for the Kilkenny senior team.[1]

Born in Gowran, County Kilkenny, Carter first played competitive hurling whilst at school at St. Kieran's College. He arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Kilkenny minor team, before later joining the under-21 and junior sides. He made his senior debut during the 1990-91 National League. Carter went on to play a key role for Kilkenny, and won two All-Ireland medals, four Leinster medals and one National Hurling League medal. He was an All-Ireland runner-up on two occasions.

As a member of the Leinster inter-provincial team on a number of occasions, Carter won one Railway Cup medal. At club level he is a two-time championship medallist with Young Irelands.

Throughout his career Carter made 29 championship appearances. He retired from inter-county hurling in controversial circumstances on 7 June 2003.[2][3][4][5][6][7]


  1. ^ "Charlie Carter". Hurling Stats website. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  2. ^ O'Sullivan, Jim (18 April 2003). "Carter unhappy with treatment and may quit Kilkenny". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  3. ^ "Cats shell-shocked as out-of-favour Carter quits". RTÉ Sport. 10 June 2003. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  4. ^ "Quinn wants a big time Charlie to shine for the Cats". Irish Mirror. 11 June 2003. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  5. ^ "Carter quits Kilkenny hurling". Breaking News website. 10 June 2003. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  6. ^ McEvoy, Enda (26 October 2003). "Regrets? Just a few". Sunday Tribune. Retrieved 13 August 2014. 
  7. ^ Breheny, Martin (15 November 2005). "Carter won't forgive, Cody won't comment". Irish Independent. Retrieved 13 August 2014.