Eight Limerick hurlers on U-21 team of the year

The Limerick players on the team of the year, from left, Cian Lynch, Diarmaid Byrnes, Tom Morrissey, Pat Ryan, player of the year Richie English, Darragh O'Donovan, Dave McCarthy and Barry O'Connell in attendance at the Bord G�is Energy U21 Team of the Year 2015
The awards keep coming for the Limerick U-21 hurlers - with eight players selected on the Bord Gais Energy U-21 Team of the Year.

The awards keep coming for the Limerick U-21 hurlers - with eight players selected on the Bord Gais Energy U-21 Team of the Year.

As well as winning Player of the Year Richie English was also chosen at full-back on the team that also included his Doon club colleagues Darragh O’Donovan and Patrick Ryan at midfield. Glenroe’s David McCarthy is named in goals with captain Diarmaid Byrnes of Patrickswell and Kildimo-Pallaskenry’s Barry O’Connell chosen in the half-back line.

Cian Lynch and Tom Morrisey were named in attack.

Beaten All Ireland finalists Wexford had three players selected, Munster finalists Clare had two while Tipperary and Galway had one each.

Indeed there was a strong Limerick link to two of the other award winners with Tipp’s Michael Breen a past student of Castletroy College and Clare’s Ian Galvin attended Ardscoil Ris.

2015 Bord Gáis Energy Team of the Year - David McCarthy (Limerick); Liam Ryan (Wexford), Richie English (Limerick), Mikey Breen (Tipperary); Diarmaid Byrnes (Limerick), Barry O’Connell (Limerick), Jack O’Connor (Wexford); Darragh O’Donovan (Limerick), Pat Ryan (Limerick); Bobby Duggan (Clare), Cian Lynch (Limerick), Ian Galvin (Clare); Brian Molloy (Galway), Conor McDonald (Wexford), Tom Morrissey (Limerick)