James McNaughton (hurler)

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James McNaughton
Personal information
Irish name Séamus
Sport Hurling
Position Right wing-back
Born 1963
Cushendall, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Died 17 February 2014 (aged 50)
Cushendall, County Antrim, Northern Ireland
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Occupation Farmer
Years Club
1980s-2000s Ruarí Óg Cushendall
Club titles
Antrim titles 8
Ulster titles 7
Years County
1982-1993 Antrim
Inter-county titles
Ulster titles 2
All-Irelands 0
All Stars 0

James McNaughton (c. 1963 – 17 February 2014) was an Irish hurler who played as a right wing-back for the Antrim senior team.[1]

McNaughton made his first appearance for the team during the 1982 'B' championship and became a regular player over the following decade. During that time he won two Ulster winner's medals.

At club level Hogan was a seven-time Ulster medalist with Ruarí Óg Cushendall. In addition to this he also won eight county championship winners' medals.

He died in February 2014 at the age of 51.[2][3][4]


  1. ^ "Hurler profile: J McNaughton". GAA Info. Archived from the original on 30 July 2012. Retrieved 9 December 2011. 
  2. ^ "Former Antrim hurler James McNaughton passes away". RTÉ Sport. 18 February 2014. Retrieved 18 February 2014. 
  3. ^ http://www.passedaway.com/notice/james_mcnaughton/13090/
  4. ^ http://www.hoganstand.com/ArticleForm.aspx?ID=209869