Steve Mahon

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Steve Mahon
Personal information
Irish name Stiofán Mathúin
Sport Hurling
Position Midfield
Born (1957-12-06) 6 December 1957 (age 59)
Kilbeacanty, County Galway, Ireland
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Occupation Builder
Club(s)
Years Club
Kilbeacanty
Club titles
Galway titles 0
Inter-county(ies)*
Years County Apps (scores)
1978-1988 Galway 22 (1-18)
Inter-county titles
All-Irelands 2
NHL 1
All Stars 2
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 21:58, 3 February 2013.

Steve Mahon (born 6 December 1957) is an Irish retired hurler who played as a midfielder for the Galway senior team.[1][2]

Born in Kilbeacanty, County Galway, Mahon first played competitive hurling whilst at Ballyturn National School. He made his first impression on the inter-county scene when he joined the Galway under-21 team. He made his senior debut during the 1978-79 National Hurling League. Mahon went on to play a key role for Galway for almost a decade, and won two All-Ireland medals on the field of play and one National Hurling League medal. He was an All-Ireland runner-up on four occasions.

As a member of the Connacht inter-provincial team at various times throughout his career, Mahon won five Railway Cup medals. At club level he is a one-time intermediate championship medallist with Kilbeacanty.

Throughout his career Mahon made 22 championship appearances for Galway. His retirement came following the conclusion of the 1988 championship.

Honours[edit]

Player[edit]

Kilbeacanty
  • Galway Intermediate Hurling Championship (1): 1978
  • Galway Junior C Hurling Championship (1): 1997
Galway
Connacht

Individual[edit]

Awards

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Steve Mahon". Hurling Stats website. Retrieved 3 February 2014. 
  2. ^ "The men who changed the face of Galway hurling". Irish Independent. 7 September 2005. Retrieved 27 January 2014.