Former team mates, management and members of Galway Hurling have paid tribute to the late Tony Keady who passed away on Wednesday evening at the age of 53.
Tony made his debut for the Galway Seniors in 1985 and won All-Ireland Senior Hurling Medals with Galway in 1987 and 1988. He was also named Texaco Hurler of the year in 1988. He was also the holder of an All-Ireland U21 Hurling Winners medal from 1983.
Speaking on the Keith Finnegan Show, CEO of Galway GAA John Hynes paid this tribute
A former team of Tony’s, Pat Malone, spoke of the shock in the Oranmore/Maree area following the news of Tony’s passing
Cyril Farrell was manager of the Galway team that won the All-Ireland Hurling Titles in 1987 and 88. He paid tribute not just about Tony the player, but Tony the family man and the person.
In 2016, Galway Bay FM broadcast an interview with Tony as part of out Galway Legends series.
Tony spoke to Gemma Ni Chionnaith