Seán Tobin

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Seán Tobin
Personal information
Irish name Seán Ó Tóibín
Sport Hurling
Position Right wing-forward
Born (1989-12-18) 18 December 1989 (age 27)
Limerick, Ireland
Height 5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
Nickname Seánie
Occupation Car sales executive
Club(s)
Years Club
2007-present Murroe-Boher
Colleges(s)
Years College
Limerick Institute of Technology
College titles
Fitzgibbon titles 0
Inter-county(ies)*
Years County Apps (scores)
2011-present Limerick 16 (3-20)
Inter-county titles
Munster titles 1
All-Irelands 0
NHL 0
All Stars 0
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 13:53, 26 June 2015.

Seán Tobin (born 18 December 1989) is an Irish hurler who plays as right wing-forward for the Limerick senior team.

Born in Limerick, Tobin first played competitive hurling during his schooling at Coláiste Mhíchíl. He arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Limerick minor team before later joining the under-21 side. He made his senior debut during the 2011 championship. Since then he has become a regular member of the starting fifteen and has won one Munster medal and one National Hurling League (Division 2) medal.

At club level he plays with Murroe-Boher.

Playing career[edit]

Inter-county[edit]

Tobin first played for Limerick as a member of the minor team on 24 June 2007. He was held scoreless in a 0-12 to 3-21 Munster semi-final defeat by Tipperary.[1]

Over the next three years Tobin was a regular with the Limerick under-21 team, however, his side enjoyed little success during that period.

Tobin made his senior debut for Limerick in a 2-9 to 0-6 league defeat of Clare on 13 February 2011.[2] He became a regular throughout the group stage games and ended the campaign with a Division 2 medal following a 4-12 to 2-13 defeat of Clare in the decider.[3] Tobin contributed 1-1 during that game.

On 12 June 2011 Tobin made his senior championship debut in a 3-15 to 3-14 Munster semi-final defeat by Waterford.[4]

In 2013 Tobin won a Munster medal following a 0-24 to 0-15 victory over Cork.[5]

Honours[edit]

Limerick

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Maher sets the tone as Tipperary ease through". Irish Times. 26 June 2007. Retrieved 23 June 2015. 
  2. ^ "Limerick step up to the plate for O'Grady". Irish Independent. 14 February 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2015. 
  3. ^ O'Connor, Christy (2 May 2011). "Limerick on the rise". Irish Independent. Retrieved 26 June 2015. 
  4. ^ "Never say die Deise reap". Irish Examiner. 13 June 2011. Retrieved 26 June 2015. 
  5. ^ O'Flynn, Diarmuid (15 July 2013). "Day of joy sends tremor through Treaty". Irish Examiner. Retrieved 15 July 2013.