This weekend, the Leinster Senior Hurling Quarter-Finals between Laois V Offaly and Westmeath V Wexford take place. Ahead of these games, get to know more about the players behind their county colours that are in action this weekend. Offaly hurler Sean Ryan can be found anywhere around the field for the faithful men, Sean has experience for both hurling and football and will be hoping this can help him and the uibh fhaili men overcome Laois on Sunday.
Name: Sean Ryan
Occupation: woodwork teacher
Toughest opponent to mark for:
Club: Stephen Egan
County: Andy Smith
Role Model growing up: My Parents
Aspirations for this weekend: A big Offaly performance. Get a win and get hurling talked about positively again in the county.
Highlight of your GAA career so far: Winning the Leinster final with my club Birr in 2007
Low light of your GAA career so far: Losing the All-Ireland club final with Birr and losing the u21 Leinster finals in hurling and football in the same year with Offaly.
Goals for your GAA career in the next five years: Win a Leinster with Offaly and win a Sean Robbins with Birr.