Denis Byrne

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Denis Byrne
Personal information
Irish name Donncha Ó Broin
Sport Hurling
Position Forward
Born County Kilkenny
Club(s)
Years Club
1991-2009 Graigue-Ballycallan
Club titles
Kilkenny titles 2
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1994-2001
2003
Kilkenny
Tipperary
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 4
All-Irelands 1
NHL 1
All Stars 1

Denis Byrne (Irish: Donncha Ó Broin ), is an Irish sportsperson who is a hurling All Star. He played with his local club Graigue-Ballycallan, in County Kilkenny, from 1991-2009,[1] and with Kilkenny senior inter-county hurling team from 1994 until 2002,[2] including a period as captain. He is currently involved in skills training with the Dublin Senior Hurling team.[3]

He won a Minor All-Ireland medal with Kilkenny in 1991, an All-Ireland Under-21 Hurling Championship in 1994 and a National Hurling League medal in 1995. He was on the Kilkenny All-Ireland Senior winning side in 2000 and was awarded an All-Star during the same year.

Career[edit]

In 1988, Byrne played with Callan CBS to win Roinn B All-Ireland Colleges Juvenile Hurling Champion, and went on to win the Roinn B All-Ireland Colleges Senior Hurling Championship of 1991 where they beat Coláiste Spiorad Naomh (Cork) 1-14 to 1-0.[4][5][6] Byrne won an All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship medal with Kilkenny in 1991 when they beat Tipperary 0-15 : 1-10 at Croke Park.[7] He won an All-Ireland Under 21 Hurling Championship with Kilkenny in 1994.[7] He was on the Oireachtas team of 1994-95.[8]

Byrne played in the All-Ireland Under 21 Hurling Championship final in 1995.[7] He won a National Hurling League medal for Kilkenny in 1995 when Kilkenny beat Clare 2–12:0–9. He played in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship final of 1995, where Kilkenny were beaten by Offaly 2-16:2-5.[9][10] He played in the Leinster Senior Hurling final of 1996 where Kilkenny were beaten by Wexford 1-14:0-14.[11] He played with Kilkenny in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship of 1997 where Kilkenny were beaten by Wexford 2-14 : 1-11 in the Leinster Senior Hurling Championship final.[9] He was on the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship panel of 1998.[2] He played with Graigue-Ballycallan in the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship final of 1998 where they beat The Fenians 1-14:0-12.[12]

Byrne was captain of Kilkenny for the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship final of 1999[2] where they were runner-up to Cork 0-13 – 0-12. He played with Graigue-Ballycallan in the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship final of 1999 where they lost to Glenmore 1-14 : 2-08.[12]

He played on the Kilkenny All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship winning side of 2000,[2][13] and was awarded an All-Star during the same year.[14] He played with Graigue-Ballycallan in the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship final of 2000 where they beat O'Loughlin Gaels 0-16 : 0-09.[12] He captained the Kilkenny team in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship of 2001[13] where Kilkenny lost in the semi-final to Galway 2-15 : 1-13. He played with Graigue-Ballycallan in the Kilkenny Senior Hurling Championship final of 2001 where they lost to O'Loughlin Gaels 1-17 : 1-06.[15]

Byrne played for the Tipperary senior hurling team when he transferred to Mullinahone in South Tipperary in 2003.[16]

Honours[edit]

Selected appearances[edit]

Selected Appearances
# Date Venue Opponent Score Result W/L Competition
1 2nd Sep 1991 Croke Park, Dublin Tipperary 0-1 1-16 : 0-15 L All-Ireland Minor final (1991)[18]
2 6th Jun 1994 Meath Nowlan Park 0-0 1-19 : 1-8 W Leinster SHC quarter final (1994)[19]
3 24th Oct 1994 Nowlan Park Laois 0-1 1-14 : 0-6 W NHL, Div 1 (1995)[20]
4 7th Nov 1994 Semple stadium Tipperary 0-1 2-12 : 1-10 W NHL, Div 1 (1995)[21]
5 21st Nov 1994 Nowlan Park Cork 0-0 2-10 - 3-3 W NHL, Div 1 (1995)[22]
6 30th Jan 1995 Croke Park, Dublin Waterford 0-1 0-17 : 0-7 W Challenge match at home[23]
7 13 March 1995 Nowlan Park Antrim 0-1 1-16 : 2-9 W NHL, Div 1 (1995)[24]
8 27 March 1995 Limerick Limerick 0-0 0-12 : 1-8 L NHL, Div 1 (1995)[25]
9 17 April 1995 Gorinahoe Tipperary 0-2 3-10 : 0-11 W Challenge match at home[26]
10 8 May 1995 Thurles Clare 1-0 2-12 : 0-9 W NHL, Div 1 final (1995)[27]
11 4 June 1995 Dr. Cullen Park, Carlow. Laois 2-2 2-14 : 2-12 W Leinster SHC Quarter-Final (1995)[28]
12 26 June 1995 Croke Park, Dublin Dublin 1-2 4-13 : 2-10 W Leinster SHC semi final (1995)[29]
13 17 July 1995 Croke Park, Dublin Offaly 0-0 2-16 : 2-5 L Leinster SHC final (1995)[30]
13 14 June 1998 Croke Park, Dublin Laois 0-1 3-11 : 1-14 W Leinster SHC Semi-Final (1998)
14 29 April 2001 Thurles Clare 0-1 2-21 : 3-8 L NHL, Div 1 semi final (2001)[31]
15 10 June 2001 Croke Park, Dublin Offaly 0-0 3-10 : 0-11 W Leinster SHC semi final (2001)[31]
16 8 July 2001 Croke Park, Dublin Wexford 0-0 2-19 : 0-12 W Leinster SHC final (2001)[32]
17 19th Aug 2001 Croke Park, Dublin Galway 0-0 2-15 : 1-13 L All-Ireland SHC semi final (2001)[33]
18 3rd Mar 2002 Enniscorthy Wexford 0-1 1-13 : 1-12 L Walsh Cup final[17]
19 10 March 2002 Ballinasloe Galway 0-0 0-15 : 0-9 L NHL, Div 1 Section A (2002)[34]

See also[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ "Denis Byrne", gaainfo.com 
  2. ^ a b c d O'Neill 2010, p. 87
  3. ^ "Byrne to assist Dubs", hoganstand.com 
  4. ^ O'Neill 2010, p. 109.
  5. ^ O'Neill 2010, p. 110.
  6. ^ (O'Neill 2010, p. 187)
  7. ^ a b c O'Neill 2010, p. 91.
  8. ^ O'Neill 2010, p. 97.
  9. ^ a b O'Neill 2010, p. 104
  10. ^ O'Neill 2010, p. 95.
  11. ^ O'Neill 2010, p. 99.
  12. ^ a b c O'Neill 2010, p. 19.
  13. ^ a b O'Neill 2010, p. 105
  14. ^ O'Neill 2010, p. 121.
  15. ^ O'Neill 2010, p. 20.
  16. ^ "Byrne boost for Tipperary champions". Irish Examiner. 29 January 2003. Retrieved 5 September 2013. 
  17. ^ a b "2002 Walsh Cup Final", gaainfo.com 
  18. ^ "1991 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Final", gaainfo.com 
  19. ^ "1994 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Quarter Final", gaainfo.com 
  20. ^ "1994 National Hurling League, Division 1 League", gaainfo.com 
  21. ^ "1994 National Hurling League, Division 1 League", gaainfo.com 
  22. ^ "1994 National Hurling League, Division 1 League", gaainfo.com 
  23. ^ "1995 Challenge (H)", gaainfo.com 
  24. ^ "1995 Challenge (H)", gaainfo.com 
  25. ^ "1995 National Hurling League, Division 1 League", gaainfo.com 
  26. ^ "1995 Challenge (H)", gaainfo.com 
  27. ^ "1995 National Hurling League, Division 1 Final", gaainfo.com 
  28. ^ "1995 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Quarter Final", gaainfo.com 
  29. ^ "1995 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Semi Final", gaainfo.com 
  30. ^ "1995 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Final", gaainfo.com 
  31. ^ a b "2001 National Hurling League, Division 1 Semi Final", gaainfo.com 
  32. ^ "2001 Leinster Senior Hurling Championship Final", gaainfo.com 
  33. ^ "2001 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Semi Final", gaainfo.com 
  34. ^ "2002 National Hurling League, Division 1 Section A", gaainfo.com 

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