Peter O'Brien (Gaelic footballer)

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Peter O'Brien
Personal information
Sport Gaelic football
Position Goalkeeper
Born County Kerry, Ireland
Club(s)
Years Club
1989-2003
Dr. Crokes
Club titles
Kerry titles 2
Munster titles 2
All-Ireland Titles 1
Inter-county(ies)
Years County Apps (scores)
1995
Kerry 2 (0-00)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 0
All-Irelands 0
All Stars 0

Peter O'Brien was a Gaelic football goalkeeper from Killarney, County Kerry, Ireland. He played with the Dr. Crokes club and the Kerry intercounty team.

He played with the Kerry senior team for one season in 1995 but had little success. He also played underage football but again had little success.

He enjoyed much success at club level however. winning Kerry Senior Football Championship titles in 1991 and 2000, the 1991 title was the first win since 1914 for Dr. Crokes, he also won 2 Munster Senior Club Football Championship titles in 1990 and 1991 and an All-Ireland Senior Club Football Championship in 1992.

He is credited with giving Colm Cooper his famous nickname The Gooch.

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