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Paul KellyPaul Kelly receives his Sport Scholarship from Professor Daire Keogh, Deputy President of DCU

Course of Study

Accounting and Finance 

Sport

Hurling

Best DCU achievement

All-Ireland fresher hurling final (Runner-up)

Best non DCU achievement 

Making Dublin u21 hurling panel. 

Sporting hero

Cristiano Ronaldo. He's the result of hard work and dedication. 

Career ambition 

To win an All-Ireland with DCU, Dublin and my club.

How you got involved in the sport

My dad got me involved when I was about 3 years old

Favourite method of recovery

Ice-baths

Future up and coming star in your sport

Billy Ryan 

Favourite venue

Croke Park

Best sports advice you have received

If you're mentally strong, your're physically strong- Martin Ryan

Biggest challenge you have overcome in sport

MCL knee injury.

Pre-competition rituals/superstitions

Eating beans and listening to inspirational music.

Something we don't know about you

My nickname is Pug because people think I look like one.