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Irish name  Gearoid Aighleart
Occupation  Plumber
All stars  1
Height  5 ft 11 in (1.80 m)
All irelands  1

Position  Left corner-forward
Name  Ger Aylward
Sport  Hurling
Years  Club
Nhl  0
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Born  12 March 1992 (age 23) Glenmore, County Kilkenny, Ireland (1992-03-12)

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Ger Aylward (born 30 March 1992) is an Irish hurler who currently plays as a right corner-forward for the Kilkenny senior team.

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Born in Glenmore, County Kilkenny, Aylward first played competitive hurling during his schooling at Good Counsel College. He arrived on the inter-county scene at the age of seventeen when he first linked up with the Kilkenny minor team before later joining the under-21 side. He made his senior debut during the 2013 league. Aylward subsequently became a regular member of the starting fifteen and has won one All-Ireland medal and one Leinster medal.

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At club level Aylward is a one-time championship medallist as a Gaelic footballer with Glenmore.

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Club

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In 2009 Aylward was a key member of the Glenmore senior football team. He won a championship medal that year following a 2-7 to 0-10 defeat of Muckalee in the decider.

Inter-county

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Aylward first played for Kilkenny in 2009 when he joined the minor side. He won his first Leinster medal that year following Kilkenny's 1-19 to 0-11 trouncing of Wexford in the provincial decider. Galway provided the opposition in the subsequent All-Ireland decider on 6 September 2009. A devastating second quarter display was pivotal in powering the Westerners to a 2-15 to 2-11 victory.

In 2010 Aylward won a second successive Leinster medal following a 1-20 to 0-10 trouncing of Dublin. The subsequent All-Ireland decider on 5 September 2010 pitted Kilkenny against Clare. "The Cats" were made to work hard before securing a narrow 2-10 to 0-14 victory, giving Aylward an All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship medal.

Two years later Aylward was a key member of the Kilkenny under-21 team. He won his sole Leinster medal that year following a 4-24 to 1-13 trouncing of Laois. Kilkenny later faced Clare in the All-Ireland decider on 15 September 2012. A powerful second-half display, in which they outscored Kilkenny by 1-10 to 0-4, saw Clare take their second ever All-Ireland title in the grade.

Aylward made his senior debut on 10 March 2013 in a 2-17 to 1-19 National Hurling League defeat by Tipperary.

A series of injuries kept Aylward off the Kilkenny panel in 2014, however, he was reinstated the following year. He won a Leinster medal that year following a 1-25 to 2-15 defeat of Galway in the provincial decider. It was Kilkenny's 70th provincial title. Kilkenny renewed their rivalry with Galway once again in the All-Ireland decider on 6 September 2015. The team struggled in the first half, however, a T. J. Reid goal and a dominant second half display, which limited Galway to just 1-4, saw Kilkenny power to a 1-22 to 1-18 victory. It was Aylward's first All-Ireland medal.

Player

Good Counsel College
  • Leinster Colleges Senior Hurling Championship (1): 2009
  • Glenmore
  • Kilkenny Senior Football Championship (1): 2009
  • Kilkenny
  • All-Ireland Senior Hurling Championship (1): 2015
  • Leinster Senior Hurling Championship (1): 2015
  • Leinster Under-21 Hurling Championship (1): 2012
  • All-Ireland Minor Hurling Championship (1): 2010
  • Leinster Minor Hurling Championship (1): 2010
  • References

    Ger Aylward Wikipedia


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