RyanGearoid Profile

Gearoid Ryan – Tipperary Player Profile

Tipperary Hurling Press Evening

Age 26              Height 5ft 9in                Weight 12st 8lbs

Gearoid was born on August 22nd, 1988 and plays for the Templederry Kenyons club. He made his Allianz Hurling League debut against Cork in February 2009, scoring a point from play. Gearoid won an All-Ireland Minor Hurling medal with Tipperary in 2006, lining out at midfield in the final. He was also on the Tipperary Intermediate Hurling panel in 2007 and 2008 He was on the Tipperary Under 21 Hurling panel in 2007, 2008 and 2009, winning a Munster medal in 2008. Gearoid made his Championship debut as a substitute against Cork in the 2009 Munster Senior Hurling Championship. He has won 3 Munster Senior Hurling medals. He won the man of the match award in the 2010 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship Quarter-Final against Galway, scoring 1-2 from play. Gearoid played wing-forward on the Tipperary team which captured the 2010 All-Ireland Senior Hurling title, scoring a point in the final. Gearoid was nominated for an All-Star award in 2010 in the half-forward line and in 2011 at midfield. He lost some of the 2012 and most of the 2013 season due to groin injuries.

Championship debut – 2009 vs. Cork

Number of Appearances – 23

Scored – 2-24