Thomas Carroll (hurler)

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Thomas Carroll
Personal information
Irish name Tomás Ó Cearúil
Sport Hurling
Position Full-forward
Born 1992
Clareen, County Offaly, Ireland
Club(s)
Years Club
2010-present Seir Kieran
Club titles
Offaly titles 0
Inter-county(ies)*
Years County Apps (scores)
2011- Offaly 1 (0-00)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 0
All-Irelands 0
NHL 0
All Stars 0
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 20:35, 30 June 2011.

Thomas Carroll (born 1992 in Clareen, County Offaly, Ireland) is an Irish sportsperson. He plays hurling with his local club Seir Kieran and has been a member of the Offaly senior inter-county team since 2011.[1]

Playing career[edit]

Club[edit]

Carroll plays his club hurling with the Seir Kieran club and has enjoyed some success. He first came to prominence at juvenile and underage levels, winning a county under-16 'B' title in 2007.[2]

Carroll later played for the club's minor team but enjoyed little success in this grade. He is currently a member of the Seir Kieran under-21 and senior teams. He played on the losing side when Seir Kieran were defeated by Coolderry in the 2010 county under-21 final.[3]

Inter-county[edit]

Carroll first played for Offaly as a member of the county's minor hurling team in 2008. He enjoyed three years with Offaly in that grade but enjoyed little success. He is currently a member of the Offaly under-21 team.

In 2011 Carroll made his senior debut for Offaly in a pre-season Walsh Shield game against UCD.[4] Offaly later wnet on to win the final of that competition, with Carroll scoring a goal against Carlow in the final.[5]

Carroll made his senior championship debut when he came on as a substitute against Cork in a 2-17 to 2-16 defeat in the 2011 All-Ireland qualifiers.[6]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Hurler profile: Thomas Carroll". Hurling stats website. Retrieved 30 June 2011. 
  2. ^ "Seir Kieran hang on as spirited Shamrocks lose out in low scoring encounter". Offaly Independent. 30 November 2007. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  3. ^ "Coolderry win 7th U21 Hurling Title". Offaly GAA website. 14 August 2010. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  4. ^ "Offaly outclass students". Irish Independent. 31 January 2011. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  5. ^ "Dooley refuses to comment on county board dispute". Irish Times. 16 June 2011. Retrieved 1 July 2011. 
  6. ^ "RTÉ Sport: Cork 2-17 Offaly 2-16". RTÉ Sport. 25 June 2011. Retrieved 1 July 2011.