Dunne finally begins life at hurling’s top table

Great piece about our exiles here

jellyfishman2013

London’s opening game against Carlow this weekend will begin an unlikely journey in the Leinster hurling championship for one Tipperary man. Tony Dunne came from a talented bunch of hurlers which won an All-Ireland Minor hurling final in 2006, under the stewardship of Liam SheedyImage.

The minor full-forward tasted glory that year with fifteen of Tipperary’s current senior hurling panel. Like many of his former team-mates the progression to senior hurling with the premier county seemed to be the next step for the Burgess native. Dunne moved to London in late 2009 as there was no opportunity of employment in Ireland after he finished his honours degree in Edinburgh.

A talented athlete, he has played football for his county, from minor to senior level. In 2006, he also represented Ireland in the u17 International Rules series. He travelled to play against Australia with players like Dublin’s Kevin Nolan and…

View original post 923 more words

Advertisements

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s

%d bloggers like this: