Peter Stevenson

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Peter Stevenson
Personal information
Sport Gaelic football/Hurler
Position Half back / Corner back / Corner forward
Born County Londonderry, Northern Ireland
Height 5 ft 10 in (1.78 m)
Nickname The Damper
Occupation teacher
Club(s)
Years Club
?-? Ballerin/Drum
Club titles
Derry titles 10 derry
Ulster titles 1 Ulster
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
Derry
Inter-county titles
Ulster titles 3
All Stars 1

Peter Stevenson is an All Star winning former Irish Gaelic footballer who played for Derry in the 1960s and 1970s. Described as a "tower of strength",[1] he won the Ulster Senior Football Championships on three occasions. Stevenson played club football with a number of clubs throughout his career including St. Colm's GAC Drum and Ballerin Sarsfields.

Football career[edit]

Inter-county career[edit]

Stevenson won Ulster Senior Championships with Derry including back-to-back successes in 1975 and 1976 when he was captain. He won an All Star for his performances in the 1975 Championship. He was also captain of the 1977 side that lost to Armagh.Stevenson won two all ireland junior hurling championships in 1975 and 1982. the Ulster decider, lining out at left corner forward.[2]

Club career[edit]

Stevenson played his club football with Ballerin.He won a county championship in 1976 and an Ulster club medal the same year with Ballerin but they lost the all ireland club final to Austin Stacks Tralee.

Stevenson also played for Kevin Lynch's Hurling Club|Dungiven.He won 9 county hurling championships with Dungiven and played hurling for Ulster in 1976,on the same day that he played football for Ulster in Croke Park marking Eddie Keher in hurling and Mickey O'Sullivan in the football.

He was part of St. Columb's College, Derry 1965 MacRory Cup and Hogan Cup winning side.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Then and now: Hat's Derry Frustrating". Sunday Life. Retrieved 2008-03-19. 
  2. ^ "Armagh/Derry Ulster Final Clashes - 1987 final: Derry 0-11, Armagh 0-09". 2000 Ulster Senior & Minor Football Championship Final programme. Ulster GAA Council. 16 July 2000. 
  3. ^ "The Late Colum P. Mullan". Mid-Ulster Observer (reproduced on Hogan Stand website. 2004-04-30. Retrieved 2008-06-08.