Tommy Leahy

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Tommy Leahy
Personal information
Irish name Tomás Ó Laocha
Sport Hurling
Position Centre-forward
Born 1906
Urlingford, County Kilkenny, Ireland
Club(s)
Years Club
1920s-1930s Emeralds
Club titles
Kilkenny titles 0
Inter-county(ies)
Years County
1932-1937 Kilkenny
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 5
All-Irelands 3
NHL 1

Thomas 'Tommy' Leahy (born 1906, date of death unknown) was an Irish hurler who played as a centre-forward for the Kilkenny senior team from 1932 until 1937.[1]

Leahy made his first appearance for the team during the 1932 championship and became a regular player over the next decade. During that time he won three All-Ireland winner's medal, five Leinster winner's medals and a National Hurling League winners' medal.

At club level Leahy enjoyed a lengthy career with the Emeralds club, however, he failed to win a county club championship winners' medal.[2]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "County profile: Kilkenny". Hogan Stand. Retrieved 31 October 2011. 
  2. ^ "Emeralds GAA on KilkennyCats.com". Kilkenny Cats. Retrieved 31 October 2011.