Joe Canning

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Birthday
11, 1988
Birthplace
Ireland
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
11, 1988 (age 30)
Birthplace
Ireland

About

Irish hurler for Portumna and Galway who is widely considered one of the greatest players of the modern era. He has won multiple titles with both teams and earned numerous individual accolades, including multiple All-Star Awards and an inclusion on the Fitzgibbon Cup Team of the Century.

Before Fame

He studied Business and Marketing at the Limerick Institute of Technology. He made his senior debut with Portumna in 2004, when he was 15 years old.

Trivia

He was made an Ambassador for UNICEF Ireland in 2010.

Family Life

He comes from a notable hurling family, including uncle Frankie and siblings Frank, Davy, Seamus, Ollie, Deirdre and Ivan.

Associated With

He won All-Ireland Senior Club Hurling titles alongside Damien Hayes at Portumna in 2006, 2008, 2009 and 2014.