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Galway scoop six All-Star awards, Henry Shefflin wins Hurler of the Year award

Updated: Friday, 26 Oct 2012 20:38 | Comments

Joe Canning was among six Galway All-Stars
Joe Canning was among six Galway All-Stars

Beaten All-Ireland finalists Galway topped the hurling All-Star list with six players chosen on the team, while Kilkenny's Henry Shefflin was named Hurler of the Year.

Champions Kilkenny had five representatives on the XV selected, while Waterford (2), Clare (1) and Cork (1) were also represented.

Shefflin was named Hurler of the Year as the mercurial forward won his ninth Liam MacCarthy Cup this summer and was named on the elite team for an eleventh time.

Galway’s Johnny Coen received the Young Hurler of the Year award after flourishing for the Tribesmen on their run to the All-Ireland final.

It was also announced this evening that Donegal's Karl Lacey had been awarded the 2012 Footballer of the Year accolade. 

2012 GAA / GPA Hurling All-Stars

Goalkeeper: Anthony Nash (Cork)

Full-backs: Paul Murphy (Kilkenny), JJ Delaney (Kilkenny), Fergal Moore (Galway)

Half-backs: Brendan Bugler (Clare), Brian Hogan (Kilkenny), David Collins (Galway)

Midfielders: Iarla Tannion (Galway), Kevin Moran (Waterford)

Half-forwards: TJ Reid (Kilkenny), Henry Shefflin (Kilkenny), Damien Hayes (Galway)

Full-forwards: John Mullane (Waterford), Joe Canning (Galway), David Burke (Galway)

Goalkeeper: Anthony Nash 

FULL-BACK LINE

Paul Murphy 

JJ Delaney 

Fergal Moore 

HALF-BACK LINE

Brendan Bugler 

Brian Hogan 

David Collins 

Iarla Tannion 

Kevin Moran 

TJ Reid 

Henry Shefflin 

Damien Hayes 

John Mullane 

Joe Canning 

David Burke 

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