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Carlow County - Ireland Genealogical Projects (IGP TM)

Billy 'Buller' Canavan


Teak-tough 'Buller' a true legend among Carlow's sporting heroes Paul Donaghy talks to former GAA and rugby star Billy Canavan.
Billy 'Buller' Canavan

Tuesday January 05 2010

He didn't get the moniker 'Buller' for nothing. Billy Canavan was Carlow's square 'bouncer' for years; his camaflaouge for the wearer of the No. 3 shirt - aka the executioner of many guileless forwards parading in the No. 14 in search of goals.

Billy 'Buller' Canavan was born in Abbey St, Dublin.