John Griffin (hurler)

John Griffin
Personal information
Irish name Seán Ó Grifín
Sport Hurling
Position Midfield
Born 1983
Lixnaw, County Kerry, Ireland
Height 5 ft 9 in (1.75 m)
Nickname Tweek
Occupation Hurling development officer
Years Club
Club titles
Kerry titles 3
Years College
Cork Institute of Technology
Years County
2006-present Kerry

John Griffin (born 1983 )is an Irish hurler who plays as a midfielder for the Kerry senior team.

Born in Lixnaw, County Kerry, Griffin first excelled at hurling in his youth. He arrive don the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Kerry minor team before later joining the under-21 side. He made his senior debut during the 2006 league. Griffin quickly became a regular member of the starting fifteen and has won two Christy Ring Cup medals and two National Hurling League medals in the lower divisions. He has been a Christy Ring runner-up on three occasions.

At international level Griffin has played for the composite rules shinty-hurling team, winning a championship medal in 2009. At club level he is a three-time championship medallist with Lixnaw. As a Gaelic footballer Griffin is a one-time All-Ireland medallist with Finuge in the junior grade. He has also won three Munster medals and three championship medals in the intermediate and junior grades.




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