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Séamus Qualter

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Irish name  Seamus Mac Ualtair
Connacht titles  1
Galway titles  1

Years  Club
Sport  Hurling
Name  Seamus Qualter

Séamus Qualter (born 1967) is an Irish retired hurler and hurling manager.


Born in Turloughmore, County Galway, Qualter played competitive hurling in his youth. At club level he is a one-time Connacht medallist with Turlougmore. In addition to this he also won one championship medal with the club. He managed Westmeath to the inaugural ChristyRing Cup triumph in 2005. That same year he was coach and manager of the Irish Shinty team when they played Scotland in Inverness. In 2006 Westmeath defeated Dublin in the Leinster Senior hurling quarter final ,and he managed the. team against Brian Cody's Kilkenny in the semi final in Mullingar. Westmeath lost the game 1-23 to1-7 attended by 8,500 ,a record for a Westmeath huriing game.He repeated his Christy Ring success in 2007 when Westmeath defeated Kildare in the final. In 2011 he nnanaged Roscommon to win division 2b of the national hurling league and in 2012 managed the same county to win the all Ireland b hurling title when they defeated Kildare in the final 3-17 to3-16 in Thurles


After retirement from playing Qualter became involved in team management and coaching. At club level he has managed St. Faithleach's Gaelic football team in Roscommon. During his tenure as manager of the Westmeath senior hurling team, Qualter delivered two Christy Ring Cup titles, while he also took charge of the Westmeath minor hurlers. He later served as manager of the Roscommon under-21 and senior hurling teams.


His father, P. J. Qualter, played hurling for Galway from 1966 until 1977, while his son, Danny, is a rugby union player for Connacht Rugby.


  • Connacht Senior Club Hurling Championship (1): 1985
  • Galway Senior Club Hurling Championship (1): 1985
  • Galway Minor Club Hurling Championship (1): 1984
  • Manager

  • Westmeath—Christy Ring Cup (2): 2005, 2007
  • References

    Séamus Qualter Wikipedia

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