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Padraic Maher

Padraic Maher
Club Thurles Sarsfields
Date of Birth 09 / 02 / 1989
Debut 2009 v Cork


Padraic was born on February 9th 1989. Padraic plays for the Thurles Sarsfields club and made his Senior debut with the club in 2006. Padraic won All-Ireland Minor Hurling medals as a full-back in 2006 and 2007. Padraic also won a Munster Minor Hurling medal in 2007, Munster Under 21 Hurling medals in 2008 and 2010 (as Captain) and 5 Munster Senior Hurling medals (2009, 2011, 2012, 2015 and 2016). In 2010, Padraic won an All-Ireland Senior Hurling medal playing at left half-back in the final against Kilkenny and repeated the feat in 2016 and 2019. Padraic captained Tipperary to Munster and All-Ireland Under 21 honours in 2010, playing at centre-back in the Munster Final and at full-back in the All-Ireland Final. With Durlas Óg, Padraic won two County Under 16 A Hurling medals (2004 and 2005). He has also won 2 County Minor “A” Hurling medals (2006 and 2007), 2 County Minor “A” Football medals (2005 and 2006), 2 County Under 21 “A” Hurling medals (2008 and 2009) and 7 County Senior Hurling medal (2009, 2010, 2012, 2014, 2015, 2016 and 2017), winning the man of the match award in the 2009 County Senior Hurling Final. Padraic won a Munster Club Hurling medal in 2012. Padraic won the Corn Na Mac Leinn All-Ireland Football title in 2007 with the Tipperary Institute. Padraic’s father Paddy won an All-Ireland Minor Hurling medal in 1980. Padraic made his National League debut as a substitute against Dublin in March 2009. Padraic was the Tipperary Senior Hurling Captain for 2017 & 2018. Padraic won All-Star awards in 2009 (full-back), 2011 (wing-back), 2014 (centre-back), 2016 (wing-back), 2017 (wing-back) and 2019 (wing-back). Padraic was nominated for the Hurler of the Year award in 2011 and 2016. Padraic won an InterProvincial Hurling medal with Munster in 2016.



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