Michael Carton

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Michael Carton
Personal information
Irish name Micheál Mac Artáin
Sport Hurling
Position Left wing-back
Born (1984-09-04) 4 September 1984 (age 34)
Dublin, Ireland
Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in)
Occupation Firefighter
Club(s)
Years Club
2001-present O'Tooles
Club titles
Dublin titles 1
Inter-county(ies)*
Years County Apps (scores)
2003-present Dublin 48 (2-17)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 1
All-Irelands 0
NHL 1
All Stars 0
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 10:14, 8 July 2015.

Michael Carton (born 4 September 1984) is an Irish hurler who played as a left wing-back with the Dublin senior team.[1][2]

Born in Dublin, Carton first played competitive hurling during his schooling at St. Declan's College. He arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of sixteen when he first linked up with the Dublin minor team before later joining the under-21 side. He made his senior debut during the 2003 championship. Carton immediately became a regular member of the starting fifteen and won one Leinster medal and one National Hurling League medal.

As a member of the Leinster inter-provincial on a number of occasions, Carton won one Leinster medal. At club level he is a one-time championship medallist with O'Tooles.

His father, Peadar Carton Snr, and his brother, Peadar Carton Jnr, have also played for Dublin.[3]

Throughout his career Carton made 49 championship appearances. He quit the Dublin panel on 8 July 2015.[4]

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

O'Toole's
Dublin
Leinster

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Player profiles: Michael Carton". Dublin GAA website. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  2. ^ "Michael Carton - Player Profile". Friends of Dublin hurling website. 10 August 2011. Archived from the original on 9 July 2015. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  3. ^ Scully, Niall (20 January 2010). "Cartons keep up family tradition". The Herald. Retrieved 8 July 2015. 
  4. ^ Roche, Frank (8 July 2015). "Michael Carton quits Dublin hurling panel". Irish Independent. Retrieved 8 July 2015.