“My brother Michael said it was the best fight he ever saw but luckily the referee Gerry Fitzgerald came over and took no action and after getting a good talking to no action was taken mainly because we used our fists and not our hurleys.”
Paddy Barry is the holder of three All-Ireland senior medals with the first coming in 1952 when he captained the team.
He captained his club Sarsfields to their first Cork Senior hurling championship in 1951.
Barry first played for Cork in 1947 in a National hurling game against Wexford.
He retired from hurling in 1966 after 23 years playing at the top level.
Paddy Barry died in 2000 at the age of 82. A truly great hurler and sportsman.