Paddy Ryan (hurler)

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Paddy "Sweeper" Ryan
Personal information
Irish name Pádraig Ó Riain
Sport Hurling
Position Left corner-forward
Born 1913
Two-Mile-Borris, County Tipperary
Nickname Sweeper
Years Club
Club titles
Tipperary titles 5
Years County
1934-1945 Tipperary
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 2
All-Irelands 1

Paddy "Sweeper" Ryan (born 1913, date of death unknown) was an Irish hurler who played as a left corner-forward for the Tipperary senior team.

Ryan made his first appearance for the team during the 1934 championship and was a regular member of the starting fifteen until his retirement after the 1945 championship. During that time he won two All-Ireland medals and one Munster medal.[1][2]

At club level Hayes was a five-time county championship medalist with Moycarkey-Borris.


  1. ^ "Tipperary GAA profile". Hogan Stand website. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 
  2. ^ "Senior Hurling". Munster GAA website. Retrieved 20 May 2012. 

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