Willie John Daly

Willie John Daly

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Willie John Daly (born 1925 in Carrigtwohill, County Cork) is a retired Irish sportsperson. He played hurling with his local club Carrigtwohill and with the Cork senior inter-county team in the 1940s and 1950s.

Early & private life

Willie John Daly was born in Carrigtwohill, County Cork in 1925. One of five children, he was the son of a point-to-point jockey. Daly grew up next door to the Carrigtwohill Gaelic Athletic Association grounds, giving him a love of hurling from an early age. He later worked with the Electricity Supply Board in Midleton.

Playing career

Club

Daly played his club hurling with his local Carrigtwohill club. His first winners’ medal with the club was in the Junior B grade in 1941. He later won several East Cork junior titles with ‘Carrig’ as well as a county junior title in 1948. The following year Daly played a key role in helping Carrigtwohill win the county intermediate title.

Inter-county

Daly’s performances for his club brought him to the attention of the Cork inter-county team. He won an All-Ireland medal with the county’s junior team in 1947 and was later drafted into the senior squad in time for that year's All-Ireland final against Kilkenny. Daly came on as a substitute in the game, however, Cork lost by a point. It would be 1952 before he won his first Munster title, as Cork broke Tipperary’s provincial dominance. Daly later won his first senior All-Ireland medal following a win over...
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