Liam Cahill

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Liam Cahill
Personal information
Irish name Liam Ó Cathail
Sport Hurling
Position Corner-Forward
Born (1977-10-13) 13 October 1977 (age 39)
Ballingarry, County Tipperary, Ireland
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Club(s)
Years Club
Ballingarry
Thurles Sarsfields
Club titles
Tipperary titles 1
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1996–2007 Tipperary
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 1
All-Irelands 1
NHL 2
All Stars 1

Liam Cahill was an Irish sportsperson. He played hurling with his local club Ballingarry and with the Tipperary senior inter-county team in the 1990s and 2000s. Cahill transferred to play for Thurles in 2007,[1] winning a County Senior Hurling medal with them in 2009. He transferred back to his native Ballingarry in 2010.

In 1996 he was named in the Hurling All Star team in the corner forward position.[2] He was a member of the Tipperary team the lost both the Munster Final and All Ireland Final to Clare in 1997. Cahill was a substitute as Tipperary won the All-Ireland title in 2001. He was brought back into the panel by Bab's Keating in 2007, and made his last Championship appearance for Tipperary coming on against Dublin in the 2007 hurling qualifiers at Parnell Park.[3]

In September 2013, Cahill was appointed as the new manager of the Tipperary minor hurling team.[4][5] Tipperary reached the final of the final of the 2015 All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship, losing to Galway. Cahill was handed a fresh two-year term as Tipperary minor hurling manager in November 2015.[6]

Sporting positions
Preceded by
William Maher
Tipperary Minor Hurling Manager
2013-present
Succeeded by
Incumbent
Achievements
Preceded by
Jeffrey Lynskey
(Galway)
All-Ireland Minor Hurling Final
winning manager

2016
Succeeded by
Incumbent


References[edit]

  1. ^ "Cahill back in Tipperary frame". Irish Independent. Independent News & Media. 2007-05-31. Retrieved 2010-06-03. 
  2. ^ "Tipperary All-Stars". Premierview.ie. Retrieved 2010-06-02. 
  3. ^ "2007 All-Ireland Hurling Qualifiers Group B Round Two". Hurlingstats.com. 2007-07-07. Retrieved 2010-06-03. 
  4. ^ "Premier hurling roles for Cahill and Connolly". Irish Examiner. 25 September 2013. Retrieved 25 September 2013. 
  5. ^ "Cahill slams Tipp's former stars for 'failing' underage teams". Irish Independent. 2 September 2015. Retrieved 2 September 2015. 
  6. ^ "Maher returns to management with Tipperary as hurling backrooms finalised". The 42. 4 November 2015. Retrieved 4 November 2015.