Larry O'Gorman

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Jump to: navigation, search
Larry O'Gorman
Personal information
Sport Hurling
Position Left Half Back
Born 1967
Wexford, Ireland
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Nickname The Brother
Occupation Salesman
Club(s)
Years Club
Faythe Harriers
Club titles
Wexford titles 1
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1987 - 2004 Wexford
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 3
All-Irelands 1
All Stars 1

Larry O'Gorman (born October 1967 in Wexford, Ireland) is a retired Irish sportsperson. He played hurling with his local club Faythe Harriers and with the Wexford senior inter-county team in from the 1987[1] until 2004.

O'Gorman is considered one of the heroes of the Wexford hurling team that won the All-Ireland title in 1996. It was the first win for the county since 1968. Throughout his career O'Gorman, who generally played in the half-back line, won 1 All-Ireland title and 2 Leinster Championship titles (1996 and 1997). His huge contribution in 1996 earned him the title of Player of the Year,and Texaco hurler of the year.

In 2004, O'Gorman retired from inter-county hurling.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Larry still wants to play". Irish Examiner. 2003-12-04. Archived from the original on June 29, 2011. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
  2. ^ "Wexford's O'Gorman announces retirement". RTÉ Sport. 2004-02-15. Retrieved 2010-07-20. 
Awards
Preceded by
Seán McMahon
(Clare)
Texaco Hurler of the Year
1996
Succeeded by
Jamesie O'Connor
(Clare
Preceded by
Brian Lohan
(Clare)
Powerscreen Hurler of the Year
1996