Padraig Lucey - Geelong Cats' AFL Europe Talents Program Graduate
Friday, December 19 2014 @ 10:16 pm ACDT
Contributed by: Wesley Hull
Hot on the heels of his performances at the International Cup and his appearances on the reality TV show "The Recruit", Padraig Lucey found himself snapped up by the the Geelong Cats as a Rookie B list player.
As reported in a previous article on this site, "not only has he been a contestant on the FOX 8 television show The Recruit, he has also come from a successful International Cup performance for Ireland. In his five games, Padraig booted 14 goals, including impressive bags of five against highly fancied Nauru and a huge six goals against France. He also featured amongst the best players for Ireland in many matches.
According to the Herald Sun article by Adam Baldwin, “Geelong’s ruck crisis is set to see it turn to an Irishman who was last week delisted from a reality television series.
The Herald Sun can reveal Padraig Lucey — a part-time pool lifeguard from County Kerry — will join the Cats on a two-year deal."
The following video footage from AFL Europe gives a snapshot of Padraig's talents.
For full Herald Sun story on Padraig, go to - http://www.heraldsun.com.au/sport/afl...7061191164
Left: Padraig Lucey