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Thursday 8 December 2016

Sherlock Factfile

Published 19/05/2010 | 05:00

Jason Sherlock played 62 championship games for Dublin, 18 of which were as a substitute.

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  • He made his championship debut against Louth in a Leinster quarter-final in Navan in 1995, coming off the bench to score a point.
  • He scored 9-60 in championship football, his most prolific day being the 2009 Leinster semi-final against Westmeath when he chipped in with six points.
  • Meath were his most regular championship opponents in a 15-year career -- he made eight appearances against them, including one as a substitute. The split was three wins, four defeats and a draw. There were six championship outings against Westmeath, only one of which ended in defeat.
  • Only four current inter-county players have outlasted him: Kildare's Anthony Rainbow, Antrim's Sean McGreevy, Sligo's Eamonn O'Hara and Westmeath's Martin Flanagan.
  • Sherlock was involved in 40 championship wins as a Dublin player, with 17 defeats and five draws also marked on his card.




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