All Stars Young Hurler of the Year

The Gaelic Athletic Association Gaelic Players Association All Stars Young Hurler of the Year known for sponsorship reasons as the Vodafone Young Hurler of the Year is a hurling award that honours the achievements of a young hurler of outstanding excellence. The award is part of the GAA All Stars Awards, in which a "fantasy team" is picked, comprising the best players from the Hurling Championship. Voting for the award is undertaken by a select group of journalists from television and the print media.[1] The award itself is one of the most prestigious accolades in Gaelic games.To be considered a Young hurler a player must be able to compete in the current year's All-Ireland Under 21 Hurling Championship.[2]

List of Young Hurlers of the Year

Year Player County Club
2016Austin GleesonWaterfordMount Sion
2015Tadhg de BúrcaWaterfordClashmore-Kinsalebeg
2014Cathal BarrettTipperaryHolycross-Ballycahill
2013Tony KellyClareBallyea
2012Johnny CoenGalwayLoughrea
2011Liam RusheDublinSt Patricks, Palmerstown
2010Brendan MaherTipperaryBorris-Ileigh
2009Noel McGrathTipperaryLoughmore-Castleiney
2008Joe CanningGalwayPortumna
2007Séamus Hickey LimerickMurroe Boher
2006James "Cha" FitzpatrickKilkennyBallyhale Shamrocks
2005David Collins GalwayLiam Mellows
2004Brian Murphy CorkBride Rovers
2003Setanta Ó hAilpín CorkNa Piarsaigh
2002Eoin KellyTipperaryMullinahone
2001Eoin KellyTipperaryMullinahone
2000Noel HickeyKilkennyDunnamaggin
1999Diarmuid O'Sullivan CorkCloyne
1998Stephen Byrne OffalyKilcormac-Killoughey
1997Eugene O'Neill (hurler)TipperaryCappawhite
1996Mark Foley LimerickAdare


  1. "GAA players should pick All-Star award winners". Retrieved 2008-04-08.
  2. "GAA Player of the Year shortlist revealed". RTÉ News. 2007-10-03. Archived from the original on 31 March 2008. Retrieved 2008-04-08.

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