Hurling is an outdoor team game, which has been played for 3,000 years.
The objective of the game is players use a wooden stick called the hurley to hit the ball called the sliotar between the opposing teams goalposts either over the crossbar, which is one point, or under which is three points. The team with the most points wins.
Doug began his career at a club level, which spanned over three years winning the ALL-Ireland Club Championship medals. He won a total of 4 Munster Club Championship medals and seven Cork County Championship medals. When he made his debut he played midfielder or left wing back and he made 53 Championship appearances. In 1980 he was a part of five All-ireland Championship winning teams. He won his first All Star in 1972 and again in 1976-1978. In 1977, he was selected as the Texaco Hurler of the Year. When he retired he got involved in team management and coaching.
June 7, 1945
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