Haulie Burke Player Profile

Haulie Burke

Name: Haulie Burke

 

Date of Birth: 18-09-1980

 

Occupation: Manufacturing Team leader

 

Favourite Position(s)
Football: Centre Forward
Hurling: Centre Field, looking at my time for full forward or maybe bench shouting advice or abuse

 

Honours: Few underage medals with Dr Crokes, league 2 hurling ‘07, north Cork junior b football ‘12, north Cork junior A hurling medal for warming the bench ‘97, o Leary cup medal ’98. Hopefully one or 2 more.

 

Highlight of your GAA career to date? Any of the honours above, winning representing your club with friend and family supporting you.

 

Favourite thing about our club? The crack, the friendships the dressing room pissing taking.

 

Do you remember your first game for Shanballymore? No been so long ago. Think it was an under 21 game at the age of 14, played in goals.

 

Other interests outside of the GAA? Soccer, rugby.

 

Which sports person would you most like to meet? Never gave it much thought.

 

Favourite sporting memory? ’99 all Ireland hurling final my first trip to Croker with the lads. Great weekend

 

A sporting event you would most like to attend? Rugby world cup final in Ireland, with Ireland in it. 2023 hopefully

 

What’s the best piece of advice you’ve ever received? Believe in yourself, work hard and never give up

 

What advice would you give to younger players? Believe in yourself, work hard and never give up

 

You may not know this but “I’m good at”? Questioning referees

 

Favourite Film? Braveheart

 

Favourite TV show? Spartacus

 

Favourite book? Don’t read much

 

Toughest opponent at training? Brian Barry, never nice to mark your brothers.  Every player has something to offer the fast ones, try keep up with them. The strong ones, try to out muscle you.  The cute lazy one’s roaming around for loose ball, keep an eye on them. The ones that never give up.

 

Growing up my favourite hurler was? Joe Deane Cork, Ken McGrath Waterford, Henry Sheflin Kilkenny, Seanie Mac Clare. Too many to pick from just loved watching the talent on show. Too hard to pick a fav

 

Growing up my favourite footballer was? Ciaran Whelan, had heart, drive and played in bad Dublin teams and never gave up kept trying his hardest love that about a player.

 

If there was one thing you would change about the GAA, what would it be? Too much for this questioner, to start referees that are more consistent

 

If you owned a race horse what would you call it? I’m Broke

 

In ten years time I hope to be? Retired, rich and watching the boys put in the hard work at training.

 

And finally who’s the longest in the shower? There is a few that like their showers hard to call, I go for our club chairman Richie Burke.

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