Derry Beckett

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Derry Beckett
Personal information
Irish name Doire Beicéid
Sport Dual player
Football Position: Left corner-forward
Hurling Position: Left corner-forward
Born 1918
Glanmire, County Cork, Ireland
Years Club
Sarsfield's / Glanmire
St. Finbarr's
Club titles
  Football Hurling
Cork titles 0 0
Years County Apps (scores)
Cork (football)
Cork (hurling)
4 (2-10)
5 (6-3)
Inter-county titles
  Football Hurling
Munster Titles 1 1
All-Ireland Titles 1 1
League titles 0 0

Derry Beckett (born 1918) was an Irish Gaelic footballer and hurler who played as a left corner-forward for the Cork senior teams.

Beckett joined the hurling team during the 1941 championship and was a regular member of the starting fifteen in both codes until his retirement after the 1947 football championship. During that time he won one All-Ireland medal and one Munster medal in hurling as well as one All-Ireland medal and one Munster medal in football. Beckett is one of only eighteen dual players to have won All-Ireland medals in both codes.[1]

At club level Beckett played his club hurling and football with a range of clubs including Sarsfield's, Glanmire, St. Finbarr's and UCC.


  1. ^ Breheny, Martin (28 August 2001). "Teddy sounds warning to dual chasing Kerins". Irish Independent. Retrieved 1 November 2010.