J. J. Brennan

John.James. Brennan
Personal information
Sport Hurling
Born County Kilkenny
Years County
1905-1914 Kilkenny
Inter-county titles
Leinster titles 4
All-Irelands 4

John.James. Brennan was a famous Irish sportsperson who played hurling with Kilkenny. In a senior inter-county career that lasted from 1905 until 1914 he won four All-Ireland titles and four Leinster titles. He also was successful in playing rugby winning the Leinster Junior Cup with Kilkenny in 1920.

He played during Kilkenny’s greatest era 1904 to 1913. He played in the All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship in 1905, 1911, 1912, 1913.

He was a doctor who worked in Kilkenny, as a ship's surgeon with the Cunard Line on the Mauretania and later in London before returning to Kilkenny where he died in 1944.

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