||This biography of a living person needs additional citations for verification. (June 2010) (Learn how and when to remove this template message)|
|Born||Portlaoise, County Laois|
Pat Critchley is a well known sportsman from County Laois, Ireland. He has played at National League level in hurling, football and basketball. He is a member of Portlaoise GAA club, with whom he won 14 Laois senior county championships - seven each in hurling and football. He went on to win three Leinster and one All-Ireland club football championships with Portlaoise. Critchley also won one Limerick senior county football championship.
Pat was a physical education teacher at Presentation College, Portlaoise up until recently. Since 1985, he has coached school basketball teams to eleven All-Ireland finals, winning five, and led the school to an All-Ireland football title.
Pat currently occupies a full-time coaching and development role with the Laois County Board and is the instigator of the successful Setanta Hurling program and the follow on Cuchulainn program.
His autobiography is called "Hungry Hill".
Patrick Critchley is a hooker in the U16C's rugby team who wants to play scrumhalf
|This Leinster hurling biographical article is a stub. You can help Wikipedia by expanding it.|