GAA JOE 2022 All-Star hurling team 3 weeks ago

GAA JOE 2022 All-Star hurling team

That, you'd have to say, was some year of hurling.

First we had the Clare-Limerick rivalry that looked like defining the summer until, bang, out of nowhere, and like they've done so many times before, Kilkenny came good at the business end. They were good, but they just weren't as good as this Limerick team who now have legitimate claims as one of if not the best ever.

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They answered any doubters that might have been out there this Sunday, with that momentous win over the Cats who, it has to be said, can be very proud of their efforts too.

All told, it was an extremely difficult task to pick an All-Star hurling team and, in Mikey Butler, Eoin Murphy and Mikey Carey, Kilkenny have two absentees with legitimate claims. But that's the standard that Limerick have set, where there are All-Stars in almost every position, and that's why the lads were unlucky to miss out on what were extremely marginal calls.

Other notable absentees are David Fitzgerald, who did so many good things for Clare and Lee Chin, who was Wexford's leading light. But the tough calls have to be made, and in the end, we were left with nine Limerick men, three Kilkenny, one Clare, one Wexford and one from Galway.

GAA JOE All-Star Hurling team

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1 Nickie Quaid

2 Sean Finn

3 Huw Lawlor

4 Barry Nash

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5 Diarmuid Byrnes

6 Declan Hannon

7 Padraic Mannion

8 Adrian Mullen

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9 William O'Donoghue

10 Lee Chin

11 Kyle Hayes

12 Gearoid Hegarty

13 Tony Kelly

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14 Aaron Gillane

15 TJ Reid


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