|Irish name||Seosamh Ó Cuana|
28 March 1991|
Cooney made his first appearance for the team during the 2012 championship but has failed to break onto the starting fifteen. An All-Ireland medalist at minor level, he has also won a Leinster medal at senior level. Cooney's father, Joe, was a double All-Ireland senior medalist with Galway.
At club level Cooney plays with the Sarsfields senior hurling team, and in the Galway Senior Hurling Championship, Cooney as captain won his first senior county winners medal on 22 November in the 2015 county final v Craughwell at Pearse Stadium
- "Galway land historic Leinster win". RTÉ Sport. 8 July 2012. Retrieved 9 July 2012.
- "Cooney inspires Sarsfields to seventh senior title". Connacht Tribune. 26 November 2015. Retrieved 29 January 2016.
- "Cooney clan rise to task for Sarsfields one more time". Irish Examiner. 23 November 2015. Retrieved 29 January 2016.