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04/08/2021

Limerick trio selected on 2020 All-Ireland minor hurling Team of the Year

Limerick trio selected on 2020 All-Ireland minor hurling Team of the Year

Limerick players celebrate after the 2020 Munster MHC final win

THREE Limerick players have been selected on the Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Team of the Year for 2020.

Limerick were crowned Munster MHC winners last December with wins over Cork and Tipperary - earlier this month their All-Ireland semi final against Galway was finally played and Limerick lost out to the eventual champions.

Now three Limerick teenagers have been honoured with places on the Year of the Team.

In goals is Tomas Lynch of Doon, while his club colleague Adam English and Shane O'Brien of Kilmallock are both selected in attack.

Both Lynch and O'Brien are underage again this season for the inter-county minor grade, while English has already made his mark in the U20 grade with 1-6 from play in the semi final win over Clare.

This year’s Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Team of the Year features six players from All-Ireland champions Galway, while All-Ireland finalists, Kilkenny and Munster champions, Limerick both have 3 players represented. Offaly, Tipperary and Westmeath each have one representative on the team.

Liam Collins, a member of the Galway Minor Hurling team has been named as the 2020 Electric Ireland Minor Hurling Player of the Year. 

TEAM: Tomás Lynch (Limerick & Doon); Zach Bay Hammond (Kilkenny & Thomastown), Adam Nolan (Galway & Kilnadeema Leitrim), Michael Walsh (Galway & Ardrahan); Joe Fitzpatrick (Kilkenny & Dunnamaggin), Tiernan Killeen (Galway & Loughrea); Luke Shanahan (Tipperary & Upperchurch Drombane); Liam Leen (Galway & Clarinbridge), Eamonn Cunneen (Westmeath & Raharney); Lochlann Quinn (Offaly & Birr), Adam English (Limerick & Doon), Billy Drennan (Kilkenny & Galmoy); Shane O’Brien (Limerick & Kilmallock), Liam Collins (Galway & Cappataggle), Colm Molloy (Galway & Kilnadeema Leitrim).

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