Christy Keogh

Christy Keogh
Personal information
Irish name Criostóir Mac Eochaidh
Sport Hurling
Position Left corner-forward
Born (1943-06-29)29 June 1943
Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland
Died 19 July 2002(2002-07-19) (aged 59)
Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Ireland
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Years Club
Years County Apps (scores)
1971-1979 Wexford 23 (3-32)
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 2
All-Irelands 0
All Stars 1
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 22:52, 20 October 2013.

Christy Keogh (29 June 1943 – 19 July 2002) was an Irish hurler who played as a left corner-forward for the Wexford senior team.[1]

Born in Enniscorthy, County Wexford, Keogh arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of twenty-eight when he first linked up with the Kilkenny senior team. He made his debut in the 1971 championship. Keogh went on to play a key part for the rest of the decade, and won two Leinster medals and one National Hurling League medal. He was an All-Ireland runner-up on two occasions.

Keogh represented the Leinster inter-provincial team at various times throughout his career, winning one Railway Cup medals in 1974. At club level he played with Rapparees and Shamrocks.

Throughout his career, Keogh made 23 championship appearances for Wexford . His retirement came following Wexford's defeat by Kilkenny in the 1979 championship.

In retirement from playing Keogh became involved in coaching and team management. He served as manager of the Wexford sneior hurling team on three separate occasions.


  1. "GAA mourn passing of Christy Kehoe". Irish Independent. 20 July 2002. Retrieved 20 October 2013.

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