The Sunday Game pundits have named their team of the year for 2016 and All-Ireland champions Tipperary lead the way with seven players on the side. 

Four players from the beaten finalists Kilkenny and two each from Galway and Waterford complete the XV.

Séamus Callanan, who was named as the man of the match for Tipp in their final triumph, also scooped the hurler of the year accolade. 

2016 SUNDAY GAME HURLING TEAM OF THE YEAR

GOALKEEPER

Eoin Murphy (Kilkenny)

FULL-BACK LINE

Cathal Barrett (Tipperary)

James Barry (Tipperary)

Daithí Burke (Galway)

HALF-BACK LINE

Pádraig Walsh (Kilkenny)

Ronan Maher (Tipperary)

Padraic Maher (Tipperary)

MIDFIELDERS

Jamie Barron (Waterford)

David Burke (Galway)

HALF-FORWARD LINE

Walter Walsh (Kilkenny)

Austin Gleeson (Waterford)

Patrick Maher (Tipperary)

FULL-FORWARD LINE

Richie Hogan (Kilkenny)

Seamus Callanan (Tipperary)

John McGrath (Tipperary)