Player Profiles

Killian   Burke

PositionCorner Back/Wing Back
Inter-County DebutAllianz League 2014 v Antrim
Honours WonMunster SHC 2014, 1 County SHC, 2 County U21 Championships, 1 County Minor Championship, 1 Fitzgibbon Cup, 1 All-Ireland ‘Freshers’ (UCC), 1 Rice Cup and Cork Colleges with Midleton CBS


Occupation - Business Analyst with Depuy Synthes, Schools/College Attended are Midelton C.B.S and UCC., Biggest influence on his hurling career are his Parents,Killian first played hurling when he was 4 or 5 in the community centre in Midleton, and joined the Cork Senior Hurling panel in 2014. He considers hooking and blocking to be the most important skills in hurling, and if he could change anything about the GAA, he would ban winter hurling as he hates the cold! His best hurling memory outside of playing is Midleton CBS winning the Harty Cup in 2006, while as a player, the highlight has been winning the County Senior Hurling Championship with his club in 2013. To date his favourite moment in sport is Fulham beating Juventus 4-1 in 2010 or Cork winning the all-Ireland in 2004 and if there was a transfer market in hurling, he would buy Tony Kelly, and also enjoys soccer and basketball. Sporting event he would most like to attend is the NBA Finals (Hopefully with the Dallas Mavericks involved), Favourite Venue: The Mardyke UCC, Favourite G.A.A. player: Sean Og O hAilpin, Mickey O Connell, Wayne Sherlock, sportspersons he would most like to meet are Lebron James, Dirk Nowitski, Michael Jordan, Conor McGregor, the hardest part of your sporting life is making time for friends and family, toughest player to mark in training is Patrick Horgan or Alan Cadogan, the ‘joker’ on the panel is the Lorcan Mcloughlin/Stephen McDonnell double act. If he won the lotto the first thing he would buy is shares in Fulham Football Club, Favourite holiday destination: Dallas Texas, Favourite Food: Chicken Stir Fry, Favourite Music: Irish music or American Country music, Favourite Film: Any of the Harry Potter Films. In ten years time he hope to be: Still playing inter-county hurling (hopefully as a professional), One thing you may not know about him…… he is a big fan of Musicals. Like many of us, he considers Twitter to be the best invention ever!

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