Player Profile of Meath and IT Carlow’s Damien Healy

Following their Division 1 league victory over UCC last week Meath’s Damien Healy has completed a player profile talking about IT Carlow’s campaign in 2016 and his career as a hurler so far. This player profile was completed before the game and therefore ‘Expectations of the League Final’ remains in this player profile.


Name: Damien Healy
Age: 22
Studying: Sport Recreation
Club team: Longwood
County team: Meath
Club position: Centre Back
College position: Wing back
Greatest sporting achievement: Representing Ireland in the Hurling/Shinty series
Favourite memory playing college hurling: Scoring last minute goal Against UCC to draw the game Chris Bolger still tries to claim it he wasn’t near it
Expectations for tomorrow’s league final: It will be close game just like in the group stages UCC have some strong individual players but we have very hard working group off players that play well together IT Carlow to win by 2.
Most difficult player you’ve marked in college hurling?: John Power
What team is most difficult to play against higher lever education competitions?: UCC there fast always moving they play a running game
Who is your role model in the higher level education competition: Tommy Gallagher
What are your college team ambition for the 2016 higher level education championship: The team goal is to make the fitzgibbion weekend


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