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21 Standout Names Playing Hurling In America This Summer

21 Standout Names Playing Hurling In America This Summer
By PJ Browne

If you happen upon a hurling match in San Francisco this summer, chances are you will see some big names lining up. All-Ireland winners Colin Fennelly and Joey Holden from Ballyhale - along with some other standout names - are playing hurling in America this summer.

Hurlers playing in America this summer

Antrim

Gerard Walsh, O'Donovan Rossa - Tipperary, San Francisco

Carlow

Chris Nolan, Mount Leinster Rangers - Tipperary, San Francisco
Marty Kavanagh, Naomh Moling - Tipperary, San Francisco
Sean Whelan, Ballinkillen - Galway, Boston

2 February 2022; Martin Kavanagh of IT Carlow in action against Darach McBride, left, and Kevin Burke of DCU Dóchas Éireann during the Electric Ireland HE GAA Fitzgibbon Cup Round 3 hurling match between DCU Dóchas Éireann and IT Carlow at Dublin City University Sportsground in Dublin. Photo by Seb Daly/Sportsfile

Galway

Donal Mannion, Cappataggle - Fr Tom Burkes, Boston
Daniel Loftus, Turloughmore - Galway, Boston

Kerry

Fionan Mackessy, St Brendans - Tipperary, San Francisco

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11 June 2022; Fionán Mackessy of Kerry during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Preliminary Quarter-Final match between Kerry and Wexford at Austin Stack Park in Tralee, Kerry. Photo by Diarmuid Greene/Sportsfile

Kilkenny

Colin Fennelly, Ballyhale Shamrocks - Na Fianna, San Francisco
Joey Holden, Ballyhale Shamrocks - Na Fianna, San Francisco
Conor Murphy, Bennetsbridge - Fr Tom Burkes, Boston
Niall Brennan, Lisdowney - Na Fianna, San Francisco

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Laois

Aaron Dunphy, Borris-in-Osssory/Kilcotton - Fr Tom Burkes, Boston

Limerick

Jason Gillane, Patrickswell - Galway, Boston
Kevin O'Brien, Patrickswell - Na Fianna, San Francisco

13 December 2020; Aaron, left, and Jason Gillane of Limerick lift the Liam MacCarthy Cup following the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Final match between Limerick and Waterford at Croke Park in Dublin. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Tipperary

Bryan O'Mara, Holycross/Ballycahill - Na Fianna, San Francisco
Ciaran Connolly, Loughmore-Castleiney - Na Fianna, San Francisco

Waterford

Cian Wadding, Roanmore - Fr Tom Burkes, Boston
Carthach Daly, Lismore - Fr Tom Burkes, Boston
Billy Power, Clonea - Galway, Boston
Mikey Kiely, Abbeyside-Ballinacourty - Galway, Boston

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24 July 2021; Billy Power of Waterford races clear of Adrian Tuohey of Galway during the GAA Hurling All-Ireland Senior Championship Round 2 match between Waterford and Galway at Semple Stadium in Thurles, Tipperary. Photo by Ray McManus/Sportsfile

Wexford

Jack Guiney, Rathnure - Tipperary, San Francisco

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