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Paul Curran – Tipperary Player Profile

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Age 32              Height 6ft 1in                Weight 13st 9lbs

Paul was born on November 11th 1981 and plays for the Mullinahone club. He made his Senior inter-county debut vs. Cork in the 2001 Allianz Hurling League. Paul won an All-Ireland Senior Hurling medal at full-back in 2010. He has won 2 Allianz League and 5 Munster Senior Hurling medals including 1 as captain in 2012. His senior championship debut came as a sub in 2002 vs. Offaly. Paul won a County Senior Hurling medal with his club Mullinahone in 2002 and captained them to South Senior Hurling Championship honours in 2009. In total, Paul has won 8 South Tipperary Senior Hurling medals and also 3 County Intermediate Football medals.

Paul captained the Waterford Institute of Technology to Fitzgibbon Cup honours in 2003. He played full-back for Tipperary in the 2003 championship and after playing at corner-back in 2004 and 2005, he has returned to the position of full-back since the 2006 Munster Final. Paul was nominated for an All-Star award in the full-back line in 2008, 2010 and 2011, winning an All-Star at No. 3 in both 2010 and 2011. His brothers Niall and Sean have both represented Tipperary at hurling and football at different grades. Niall is also currently a Tipperary under 21 hurling selector.


Championship debut – 2002 vs. Offaly

Number of Appearances – 43