Eddie Byrne (hurler)

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Eddie Byrne
Personal information
Irish name Éamonn Ó Broin
Sport Hurling
Position Midfield
Born 29 October 1905
Kilkenny, Ireland
Died 1944
Kilkenny, Ireland
Nickname Ned
Club(s)
Years Club
Dicksboro
Young Irelands
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1929-1930
1931-1938
Dublin
Kilkenny
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 5
All-Irelands 3
NHL 2

Edward "Eddie" Byrne (29 October 1905 - 1944) was an Irish hurler who played as a midfielder for the Dublin and Kilkenny senior teams.[1]

Byrne made his first appearance for the Dublin team during the 1929 championship and became a regular player on the inter-county scene over the next decade. During that time he won three All-Ireland medals, five Leinster medals and two National Hurling League medal.[2][3]

Byrne enjoyed a lengthy club career with Dicksboro and Young Irelands.

His brother, Podge Byrne, also played hurling with Kilkenny.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Podge and Eddie Byrne". Dicksboro GAA website. Retrieved 17 October 2012. 
  2. ^ "County profile: Kilkenny". Hogan Stand. Retrieved 24 October 2011. 
  3. ^ "County profile: Dublin". Hogan Stand. Retrieved 24 October 2011.