GAA | Limerick receive 15 All-Star nominations

GAA | Limerick receive 15 All-Star nominations
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All 15 players to start the All-Ireland final for Limerick have been nominated for All-Stars.

The Treaty County ended a 45-year drought when they beat Galway in this year’s final, after one of the most exciting hurling Championships in history.

Galway have nine nominations, Cork have seven, while Kilkenny and Clare have five each.

Dublin, Tipperary, and Wexford have two nominations apiece.

Limerick star Cian Lynch has been shortlisted for the Hurler of the Year award alongside Galway duo Joe Canning – who won the award last year – and Padraig Mannion.

Lynch was a key player at midfield for Limerick, while Galway defender Mannion enjoyed another excellent campaign at wing-back for the Tribesmen.

Canning was superb in the Championship, scoring 1-10 in the final and 2-78 overall in 10 games. Micheál Donoghue’s men.

Kyle Hayes, who was superb in the final for Limerick, is joined by Cork stars Mark Coleman and Darragh Fitzgibbon  for the Young Hurler of the Year award.

The All-Star team will be revealed at a televised banquet in Dublin’s Convention Centre on November 2nd.

Here is the full list:

All-Star Hurling Nominations

1. Anthony Nash, Cork
2. Eoin Murphy, Kilkenny
3. Nicky Quaid, Limerick

1. Mark Coleman, Cork
2. Colm Spillane, Cork
3. David McInerney, Clare
4. Chris Crummey, Dublin
5. Dáithí Burke, Galway
6. Adrian Tuohy, Galway
7. Aidan Harte, Galway
8. Padraic Mannion, Galway
9. Cillian Buckley, Kilkenny
10. Padraig Walsh, Kilkenny
11. Sean Finn, Limerick
12. Mike Casey, Limerick
13. Richie English, Limerick
14. Diarmaid Byrnes, Limerick
15. Declan Hannon, Limerick
16. Dan Morrissey, Limerick
17. Paudie Foley, Wexford
18. Liam Ryan, Wexford

1. Colm Galvin, Clare
2. Darragh Fitzgibbon, Cork
3. David Burke, Galway
4. James Maher, Kilkenny
5. Cian Lynch, Limerick
6. Darragh O’Donovan, Limerick

1. Peter Duggan, Clare
2. John Conlon, Clare
3. Shane O’Donnell, Clare
4. Daniel Kearney, Cork
5. Seamus Harnedy, Cork
6. Pa Horgan, Cork
7. Joe Canning, Galway
8. Conor Whelan, Galway
9. Cathal Mannion, Galway
10. Jonathan Glynn, Galway
11. TJ Reid, Kilkenny
12. Kyle Hayes, Limerick
13. Gearoid Hegarty, Limerick
14. Tom Morrissey, Limerick
15. Aaron Gillane, Limerick
16. Seamus Flanagan, Limerick
17. Graeme Mulcahy, Limerick
18. Jason Forde, Tipperary

PwC GAA/GPA Hurler of the Year Nominees
1. Joe Canning, Galway
2. Padraic Mannion, Galway
3. Cian Lynch, Limerick

GAA/GPA Young Player of the Year in Hurling Nominees
1. Darragh Fitzgibbon, Cork
2. Kyle Hayes, Limerick
3. Mark Coleman, Cork

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