Player profile: Cillian Kiely

This weekend, the hurling qualifers take place with Offaly taking on Clare in Clare Saturday evening. Ahead of these games, get to know more about the players  behind their county colours that are in action this weekend. Offaly hurler Cillian Kiely, fresh from u21 championship last week will be hoping his inter-county career for 2015 will not be cut short this weekend. Read his player profile here:

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Name: Cillian Kiely
Club: Kilcormac/Killoughy
County: Offaly
Sport: Hurling
Occupation: Fitter
Toughest opponent to mark for:
Club: Kevin Grogan
County: Cha Fitzpatrick
Role Model growing up: DJ Carey
Aspirations for this weekend: Beating Clare and going one step further with Offaly.
Highlight of your GAA career so far: Winning my first senior championship with my club KK
Low light of your GAA career so far: Losing minor final in 2012
Goals for your GAA career in the next five years: I hope to win an All Ireland with my club and a Leinster with my county

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EirGrid Leinster Under 21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final, O'Connor Park, Tullamore, Co. Offaly 24/6/2015 Offaly vs Wexford Offaly's Cillian Kiely tackles Conor McDonald of Wexford Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

EirGrid Leinster Under 21 Hurling Championship Semi-Final, O’Connor Park, Tullamore, Co. Offaly 24/6/2015
Offaly vs Wexford
Offaly’s Cillian Kiely tackles Conor McDonald of Wexford
Mandatory Credit ©INPHO/Cathal Noonan

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