GAA GPA All-Stars Awards
RTÉ's Michael Lyster presents the GAA GPA All-Stars live from the National Convention Centre in Dublin in association with Opel. The All -Star awards are presented to the best player in each of the fifteen positions in Gaelic Football and Hurling.
Michael will be joined by Marty Morrissey and Des Cahill for the live announcement of this year's All-Star hurling team and coverage of the All-Star football team presentation. Both the hurler and footballer of the year will also be announced on the night
45 players are nominated for the 2012 GAA GPA All-Star Hurling Awards sponsored by Opel.
Goalkeepers:Anthony Nash (Cork), Nickie Quaid (Limerick), James Skehill (Galway).
Full Backs: Paul Murphy (Kilkenny), JJ Delaney (Kilkenny), Johnny Coen (Galway), Fergal Moore (Galway), Jackie Tyrell (Kilkenny), Richie McCarthy (Limerick), Michael Cahill (Tipperary), Kevin Hynes (Galway), Shane O'Neill (Cork).
Half backs: Brian Hogan (Kilkenny), Brendan Bugler (Clare), Padraic Maher (Tipperary), David Collins (Galway), Michael Walsh (Waterford), Tony Óg Regan (Galway), Tommy Walsh (Kilkenny), Niall Donoghue (Galway), Kieran Joyce (Kilkenny).
Midfielders: Andy Smith (Galway), Kevin Moran (Waterford), Stephen Molumphy (Waterford), Pa Cronin (Cork), Iarla Tannian (Galway), Michael Fennelly (Kilkenny).
Half Forwards: Henry Shefflin (Kilkenny), Cyril Donnellan (Galway), Niall Burke (Galway), Patrick Bonnar Maher (Tipperary), TJ Reid (Kilkenny), Pa Bourke (Tipperary), Damien Hayes (Galway), Danny Sutcliffe (Dublin), Richie Power (Kilkenny).
Full forwards: Eoin Larkin (Kilkenny), Joe Canning (Galway), Noel McGrath (Tipperary), Patrick Horgan (Cork), John Mullane (Waterford), Brian O'Meara (Tipperary), Richie Hogan (Kilkenny), John Conlon (Clare), David Burke (Galway).
The county by county breakdown is as follows: Galway (14), Kilkenny (12), Tipperary (6), Cork (4), Waterford (4), Limerick (2), Clare (2), Dublin (1).
Nominations for Hurler of the Year Henry Shefflin (Kilkenny) Paul Murphy (Kilkenny) Joe Canning (Galway)
Nominations for Young Hurler of the Year Johnny Coen (Galway) Niall Burke (Galway) Danny Sutcliffe (Dublin)