Steve Mahon

For the West Indian cricketer, see Steve Mahon (cricketer).
Steve Mahon
Personal information
Irish name Stiofán Mathúin
Sport Hurling
Position Midfield
Born (1957-12-06) 6 December 1957
Kilbeacanty, County Galway, Ireland
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Occupation Builder
Years Club
Club titles
Galway titles 0
Years County Apps (scores)
1978-1988 Galway 22 (1-18)
Inter-county titles
All-Irelands 2
All Stars 2
*Inter County team apps and scores correct as of 21:58, 3 February 2013.

Steve Mahon (born 6 December 1957) is an Irish retired hurler who played as a midfielder for the Galway senior team.[1][2]

Born in Kilbeacanty, County Galway, Mahon first excelled at hurling whilst at Ballyturn National School. He made his first impression on the inter-county scene when he joined the Galway under-21 team. He made his senior debut during the 1978-79 National Hurling League. Mahon went on to play a key role for Galway for almost a decade, and won two All-Ireland medals on the field of play and one National Hurling League medal. He was an All-Ireland runner-up on four occasions.

As a member of the Connacht inter-provincial team at various times throughout his career, Mahon won five Railway Cup medals. At club level he is a one-time intermediate championship medallist with Kilbeacanty.

Throughout his career Mahon made 22 championship appearances for Galway. His retirement came following the conclusion of the 1988 championship.







  1. "Steve Mahon". Hurling Stats website. Retrieved 3 February 2014.
  2. "The men who changed the face of Galway hurling". Irish Independent. 7 September 2005. Retrieved 27 January 2014.
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