Tim Sweeney

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Tim Sweeney (1929 – 1 January 2018) was an Irish sportsman. He played hurling with his local club Foneagh. He was a member of the Galway senior inter-county team between 1949 and 1963[1].

He won back-to-back county titles with Fohenagh in 1959 and 1960.[1] He was on the Fohenagh team which lost the 1963 county final to Turloughmore.[2]

Sweeney died at the age of 88 on 1 January 2018.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 Glennon, Stephen. "Fifties star Sweeney could swingtheash with best of them". 2012 All-Ireland Senior Hurling Final Souvenir Supplement Connacht Tribune.
  2. "Champions take third senior title". Turloughmore GAA. Retrieved 2012-09-29.
  3. Galway hurling legend Tim Sweeney dies aged 88