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If you are interested in playing Hurling with the Paris Gaels team, please contact our Hurling Officer at the following address: parisgaelshurling@gmail.com

Hurling

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Hurling finalists in the first round of the 2012 european hurling championship, here’s a little about Paris Gaels Hurling:

Manuel “Manni” Kreuer, Coach

A footballer originally, was part of the Westmeath U16 squad that won the Gerry O’Reilly Memorial Trophy in 1996. Played for Garrycastle GAA in Athlone that recently competed in their first Senior Club All Ireland Football Final (a first for Westmeath!)

Jake O’Sullivan

Charleville GAA and captain of Paris Gaels GAA 2012 Winner of Poc Fada Competition in Luxembourg May 2012

 Finnbar Quinlan

The biggest of the Corkmen!  Has a reputation of toughening up the ladies at training sessions!  The hardest shoulder in the game !

Colm Joseph O’Flynn

Charleville GAA and All Ireland finalist…won player of the tournament in The Hague Hurling Championship first round 2012

Padraig McElligott

Dromin/Athlacca GAA  Minor League winners 2008 & 2009, U21 South Limerick & County “B” winners 2011

Tom O’Connor

A rugby man with an experience in Boxing!  Has a 4-2-2 recordto date!!

Lewis Young

From Australia and playing hurling for the first time this year for Paris Gaels

Benoit Loustalot

One of two frenchmen on the squad, played rugby for RC Alençon and playing hurling for the first time this year

Thibault Allain

The other frenchman who has played hurling in Chicago!

Michael Lingwood  Douglas GAA (Cork)

Just arrived in Paris and looking to strengthen the squad

Mick Cryan

Legend in european GAA circles and currently assistant secretary to the European County Board

James Harte

Our own favorite barman.  Always looks after us well.

Niall McNamara

One of seven Cork men involved in Paris hurling this year

Roger O’Sullivan

Another legend and long time member of the club.  A great voice for a session!

Cormac O’Sullivan

The third “O’Sullivan” but no relation to the other two! Goes to show how big Cork County is!!

Barry Smith

Also a long time member of Paris Gaels GAA who boasts great successes as the local football team manager and current cup holders!

Sean Nixon

Helped Paris compete in the second round of the european championship in Zürich

Rayan Abi Ghanem

Played for the first time in Zürich

Oliver McCabe

Who keeps the Punters happy in city centre pubs.