Player profile: Derek McNicholas

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. Westmeath hurler Derek McNicholas is aiming to beat Wexford at home today for a game against Kilkenny in the next round of the Leinster championship. 


Name: Derek McNicholas
Club: Lough Lene Gaels
County: Westmeath
Sport: Hurling
Occupation: Student (Sports & Business Managenent)
Toughest opponent to mark for:
Club: Vincent Bateman
County: JJ Delaney
Role Model growing up: DJ Carey
Aspirations for this weekend: Make history in Westmeath turning over Wexford and making a Leinster Semi-final
Highlight of your GAA career so far: Representing Ireland in Shinty & Leinster
Low light of your GAA career so far: Loosing Club county final
Goals for your GAA career in the next five years: Captain my club LLG to a club championship / Get into Div 1 of NHL / Permanency in Leinster championship

Read Wexford’s Mark Fanning’s Player profile here:Westmeath’s Allan Devine’s player profile here:Offaly’s Sean Ryan’s here:Offaly’s Niall Wynne here: Or Laois’s Picky Maher’s here:

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  1. Pingback: Teams for this weekends SHC Leinster clashes | guaranteedannmarie

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