Top 20 Hurler celebrities in Ireland
Here is the latest list of the world's top 20 Hurler celebrities [Updated January 22, 2022].
Niall Burke was born
on May 21, 1991
in Galway, Ireland.
He won a Leinster medal in his first year with Galway.
Richie Hogan was born
on August 8, 1988
He works as primary school teacher. He was named Hurler of the year in 2014.
Joe Canning was born
on October 11, 1988
He was made an Ambassador for UNICEF Ireland in 2010.
Henry Shefflin was born
on January 11, 1979
in Waterford, Ireland.
He was chosen for his 11th All-Star game in 2012 and was named RTE Sports Person of the Year in 2006.
DJ Carey was born
on November 11, 1970
Despite his achievements, he was controversially left off the Hurling Team of the Millennium.
Damien Hayes was born
on February 18, 1982
He was also a rugby union player who won an All-Ireland Under-18 medal with Nenagh.
Tommy Dunne was born
on May 21, 1974
In 2010, he won the All-Ireland title as the coach of the Tipperary Under-21 squad.
Anthony Nash was born
on October 12, 1984
He won the Fitzgibbon Cup in 2009 with University College Cork.
Davy Fitzgerald was born
on August 2, 1971
He won the RTE Sports Manager of the Year award in 2013.
Niall Donoghue was born
on October 25, 1990
He won a Leinster medal in his year with Galway.
Seamus Harnedy was born
on July 17, 1990
He was named to the All-Stars Hurling Team in 2013.
Paul Murphy was born
on January 27, 1989
He's a military policeman, serving in the Defence Forces. He earned his first hurling All-Star selection in 2011.
Diarmuid Connolly was born
on July 7, 1987
in Dublin, Ireland.
Known for his ill temper, he was red-carded in 2011 for punching an opposing player in the face, and viciously attacked another player during the All-Ireland Senior Football Championship.
Denis Walsh was born
on January 22, 1965
He managed Waterford's hurling team from 2001 to 2003.
Richie Power was born
on December 4, 1985
While not hurling, he's worked as a sales rep. A two-time All-Star, he retired from inter-country hurling in 2016.
Rory McCarthy was born
on September 4, 1975
During his career he won two county championships, in 1999 and in 2008.